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Flower Power to host Plant and Seed Share

Community Report to The Floyd Press - June 5, 2022

Share excess plants, starts and seeds at the Floyd Farmers Market this weekend during a Plant and Seed Share hosted by Floyd Flower Power. Community members can visit the farmers market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 11 to participate in the Plant and Seed Share. Bring plants and/or seeds from your garden to share with others, and/or take home new plants/seeds for free. Floyd Flower Power, a branch of Partnership for Floyd, was founded in the early spring to... Read More


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Flower power flexing in Floyd

Su Clauson-Wicker Special to The Roanoke Times - May 29, 2022

Mountain music and high quality crafts put the town on the tourism map. Now, Floyd citizens are working on a new reason to visit the Blue Ridge burg – flowers. Volunteers have taken up spades and shovels to plant thousands of flowers around town in an initiative called Floyd Flower Power. Most of the seedling posies are native flowers, planted to welcome the birds, butterflies and pollinators as well as human visitors. The idea for project began... Read More


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Spring beautification starts with community partners

Community Report to The Floyd Press - March 31, 2022

Partnership for Floyd met downtown over the weekend, with gloves on and spades in-hand, to support Floyd Flower Power’s mission to beautify Floyd County, highlight its native plants, and organize community-wide projects. Led by Barbara Pleasant, PFF volunteers planted pansies in planters that were donated by the Woman’s Club a few years back. See if you can find all eight planters beckoning with bright spring flowers within a 500-feet radius of the stoplight. Floyd Flower... Read More


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Caton details diverse roles of native plants in first Floyd Flower Power event

Colleen Redman for The Floyd Press - Feb 1, 2022

More than 35 Floyd community members enjoyed a slide show presentation from Floyd’s Ian Caton of Wood Thrush Native Plants Nursery on Saturday, learning some of the basics of gardening using native plants. The free-to-the-public event was hosted by the Partnership for Floyd and Floyd Flower Power, a new citizen initiative to promote more flower gardens in Floyd and to share gardening...Read More