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Tom and Dawn Dufault Owners

Tom and Dawn started their farm and flower company in 2017 after Dawn retired from a career as an executive leader for national nonprofit organizations.  Prior to her career in the nonprofit industry, Dawn started a successful Web Development Consulting practice.  Dawn's real passion however was her first career in horticulture.  Starting in high school, Dawn worked for Jackson Nursery, Inc. for 15 years assisting with the management of approximately 100 acres of ornamental nursery stock in containers and field stock.  She worked extensively in all areas of the nursery from propagation, greenhouses, and field growing to pest management, landscaping, and operating all types of heavy equipment and farm tractors.

After Jackson Nursery closed, Dawn went on to manage an experimental greenhouse, managed growing and plant maintenance, assisted with seed inventory and testing as well as website development and some marketing for Plantation Products, Inc.

Tom has been in the Air Force for over 34 years and is also the mechanical expert behind the farm. Tom has worked in the maintenance field since 1979 and has worked military and commercial aviation maintenance, heavy equipment, automotive, small engine, and also has extensive knowledge of building maintenance and construction from being a property manager for over 15 years. With all of these skills put together Tom is the go-to-guy for keeping the machine running!

Our name was inspired by the masses of native Bayberry that grow on our property.

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  • We value hard work.

  • We take pride in growing  beautiful and useful plants using sustainable, earth-friendly farming practices.

  • We are excited to offer our plants to you at reasonable prices.

For our retail customers, we know that you dream of a beautiful garden that blooms from spring to fall but may not know where to start.  With our pre-planned garden designs and easy-to-follow planting instructions, we help take the guesswork out of creating your dream garden.  Whether it's a kitchen garden or a perennial garden that supports our native birds, bees, butterflies, and other pollinators, we help you ever step of the way.  You can even call or email us for gardening advice!

Coming Summer 2018, we are offering specialty cut flowers and herbs from our farm!  Did you know many of the herbs and flowers you buy come from other countries and have been cut for several days to weeks before they get to you? And who knows what they have been treated with to stay fresh....  Now you can buy flowers  that are grown locally using earth-friendly, sustainable methods.  Local is fresh!  Your flowers are cut the night before or the morning of delivery/pick-up; you cannot get any fresher than that!  Contact us for more information.  

To our wholesale customers - we promise to help you grow your own business by providing you with great service, selection, and locally-grown products at competitive prices.

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