Flowers have the power to bring a smile to any occasion. But the flowers we’ve grown used to in our supermarkets are often imported from different countries and come clad in plastic packaging.
Natalie Drew, the owner of Freefield Flower Farm, is looking to make a change to that. Based in Rothienorman near Inverurie, Freefield offers a vibrant mix of seasonally cut flowers grown on its quarter-acre farm in the northeast.
Christmas 2020 marked the date when Natalie announced she would be setting off on her own new venture, Freefield Flower Farm, the following Spring. Her first growing season was a “baptism of fire” in Natalie’s words, with very challenging growing conditions marking a tough start to life on the flower farm.
Luckily, this didn’t put Natalie off and she has received various new opportunities throughout the last year as a result of her perseverance. “Being asked to do weddings has been a real high point for me,” says Natalie. “It’s such an honor to be able to do them and for people to put their trust in me.”
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