A Day In The Life

A Day In The Life of Fox Fodder Farm

by Grace Bonney

-2
I could stare at photos of beautiful flowers all day. Thankfully there are so many talented florists and gardeners across the world that share their work, from bulb to finished arrangement, online. One of my favorite florists to follow on Instagram is Fox Fodder Farm. Founded in 2011 by florist and gardener Taylor Patternson, Fox Fodder farm is Based in Brooklyn, NY and produces some of the most romantic floral designs, events, fragrances and soap. Everything Taylor produces has a sort of elegance and ease to it that feels like it came right from the garden before it was photographed or handed to a client. Getting to peek inside the daily life of Taylor’s flower world is a real treat for me – I envy anyone who gets to spend their days surrounded by flowers, plants and horses. I know it’s hard work, but man, having a horse to pet doesn’t hurt. Thanks so much to Taylor for letting us take a look inside her day! xo, grace

Click through for the full post after the jump!

taylor

IMG_0608
Its 6 am, my room is a mess, and I don’t want o get out of bed. I can hear the wind outside and it’s coooooooold.

IMG_0635
NYC Flower Market. What pulls me out of bed at 6 and where I spend most mornings. Could be worse. They have complimentary coffee and donuts as well. Such gentlemen.

IMG_0630
This is my car. My best friend. One day I’ll be a more organized packer. Right now things just get shoved in where they’ll fit.

IMG_0657
Have my regular accounts and an event for Shinola today. This is Shinola’s Showroom. I want it to be my office.

IMG_0674
Back at the studio… Responding to emails and then distracting myself by playing with flowers. The list of “To Do’s” is long. Too long…and not terribly efficient.

IMG_0731
The view from my studio…

IMG_0685
I skipped town a bit early and headed down to Delaware to visit the family.

IMG_0205
And Ted…

IMG_0681
Brought these luxe ranunculus home with me to make something nice for my momma. My dad rolls his eyes whenever I show up with buckets of flowers because I tend to leave a mess in my tracks. (See photo #1) This broom was casually placed next to the bucket by him as a kind reminder. Thanks, Dad.

IMG_0705
I picked some Witch Hazel from the garden and made this. Just realized I haven’t eaten all day. Thank God I’m home and Mom’s cooking!

favs_fff

Suggested For You

Comments

Leave a Reply

Design*Sponge reserves the right to restrict comments that do not contribute constructively to the conversation at hand, contain profanity, personal attacks, hate speech or seek to promote a personal or unrelated business. Our goal is to create a safe space where everyone (commenters, subjects of posts and moderators) feels comfortable to speak. Please treat others the way you would like to be treated and be willing to take responsibility for the impact your words may have on others. Disagreement, differences of opinion and heated discussion are welcome, but comments that do not seek to have a mature and constructive dialogue will not be published. We moderate all comments with great care and do not delete any lightly. Please note that our team (writers, moderators and guests) deserve the same right to speak and respond as you do, and your comments may be responded to or disagreed with. These guidelines help us maintain a safe space and work toward our goal of connecting with and learning from each other.