Caring for your fresh cut Peonies
Peonies make beautiful, long-lasting cut flowers that are very popular for weddings and special events. They are also very seasonal and readily available for only a few weeks each spring. These exquisite flowers, however, are easy to take care of and require basic fresh cut flower care steps for them to thrive. When you receive your peonies don't be alarmed by how they look, some browning is normal, the leaves might look limp, and they will be in bud form. Bud form is the best way to purchase these beauties as they will start blooming as soon as they are...
How to Enjoy Hood River Peaches
Nothing says summer quite like a ripe, juicy peach. This summer, McCarthy Family Farm is introducing fresh, local peaches to our online store. Starting in July, we’ll be harvesting three varieties of delicious peaches. Here are some suggestions on how to eat them.
The Magic Behind Hood River Peaches
The Hood River Valley is a premier fruit-growing region, boosted by Mount Hood's rich, volcanic soils, abundant winter snowfall, and warm, dry summers. Learn more about our peaches. Plus get tips on knowing when peaches are ripe.
Coming Soon: Locally Grown Peonies
One of McCarthy Family Farm's best-kept secrets is our fields of locally grown peonies in the upper Hood River Valley. June through August, these full, showy flowers burst with big layers of colorful petals and a sweet, timeless fragrance. This year, they will be available in our online store.