Visiting the Garden
WELCOME TO OLD MISSION FLOWERS
WHERE: 16550 Center Rd. at the corner of Ladd Rd.
WHEN: The garden is open from dawn until dusk during June, July and August or by appointment earlier in the spring or later in the fall. The best time to cut flowers is in the cool of the morning or evening, however, you are welcome to visit whenever it is convenient.
Old Mission Flowers is a self-serve specialty cut flower garden where visitors are welcome to cut their own fresh bouquets. The garden has carnations, coneflowers, daisies, gay feather, iris, lilies, peonies, snapdragons, roses, zinnias and many other flowers. Of course, what is in bloom at a particular time is dependent upon the season and the weather.
Containers, water, flower preservative and scissors are available. There are also notepads and pencils for you to keep track of what you pick.
The flowers are sold by the stem and range from 10/$1.00 (lavender) to $3.00/stem (multi-blooming lilies and roses). Bulk pricing is available upon request. Purchases are made with cash or by check on an honor system.
THINGS YOU MAY WANT TO BRING:
- Sensible shoes, a hat, and a jacket
- Water bottle – the garden water is not for drinking
- Cash or checkbook
- Garden gloves (especially if picking roses)
- Scissors or pruners (a few pairs are available at the garden)
- Pails, containers or vases to transport your flowers without spilling
- Sunscreen and insect repellant
Children are especially welcome at the garden and may cut flowers with adult supervision. Dogs are not allowed in the garden. Also, please note that there is not a restroom available to the public at the garden.