Spring’s first blooms at flower farm

Tom Scott wrestled with a recalcitrant piece of irrigation piping at the Falls Village Flower Farm. Photo By Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Tucked away on Kellogg Road is an oasis of calm, in the form of the Falls Village Flower Farm, where Roberta and Tom Scott have dozens of helleborus plants in pots waiting for buyers.

“They’re native to the Caucasus Mountains,” explained Roberta Scott, a whirlwind of energy. “The Romans brought them to England, and so on.”

Nice to look at, easy to care for, they get big and they establish well. Even an all-thumbs gardener (as opposed to a green thumb) should be able to handle a couple of these.

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