In full bloom

Adams County Farm Bureau member Lori Boswell opened Bloomers Greenhouse, a popular destination for gardeners in rural Corning. PHOTOS COURTESY OF WHO'S YOUR FARMER FACEBOOK PAGE
Tucked into the countryside in Adams County is Bloomers Greenhouse, a backyard gardener's paradise.
When considering opening a greenhouse, Lori Boswell found the perfect location, which made her think, “There’s just so many things that are right here, that are working, that I think I can give it a go.”

Lori Boswell, an Adams County Farm Bureau member and owner of Bloomers Greenhouse in rural Corning, has two pieces of easy-to-remember advice for planting flowers. 

For perennials, her saying goes: the first year you plant, they’re going to sleep. The second year, they’re going to creep. And the third year, they’re going to leap. 

Suffice to say, if you’re adding perennials to your landscape, patience is necessary.

On the other hand, if you’re putting together a basket or pot of annuals, be sure to incorporate three...

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