We grow specialty cut flowers for the Missouri market on land that has been in our family for over 40 years. At Boone’s Lick Heritage Farm (BLH Farm), we grow on a hilltop above the trail that Daniel Boone and many others traveled. Matt grew up tracing the wagon ruts as he played, and his connection to central Missouri remains strong.

Our flowers include:

queen anne's lace, black eyed susan, bupleurum, larkspur, dill, foxglove, lambada, pincushion flower, iceland poppy, snapdragon, sweet pea, echinacea, zinnias and more

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Farming philosophy

Permanent raised beds to minimize soil disturbance. No chemicals, ever. Drip irrigation from a retention pond. Cover crops in rotation. Fertility through compost. Worm and insect friendly. 

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What we grow

Primarily hardy annuals, most fall-sown. Some perennials, and some trees. 

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composting

We collect residential food waste to produce compost for the farm while diverting compostable materials from landfills.

The Crew




What we are growing

 

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A small selection of our visitors this season.