My friend Ulla has a beautiful protea farm in Kettering called Dragonfly Farm.

(The only thing this post has to do with Thermomix is that my gorgeous friend Ulla was the person who introduced me to the Thermomix, she came to work one Monday & said you will never guess what I bought & then told me I had to be a consultant because I would be perfect at it! The rest is history! )

Anyway moving onto our fun photographic morning on the farm; my misson was to get some good shots of Ulla with her dogs -Pepsi & Hamish for her to send to her relatives. Ulla was kind enough to let me post these photos to my blog.

Ulla & her dogs

This time of year there are not too many flowers, but we managed to get a few good photos of the proteas, Ulla & her dogs!!

Yellow protea


I spy Pepsi


Dragonfly Farm view

What a beautiful view from Dragonfly Farm!

Ulla makes the most gorgeous bunches of flowers that she sells at the Cygnet market & she also sells her flowersΒ to wholesalers. The farm used to produce cherries, saffron & garlic too.




Some days the pile of leaves comes up to the height of the workbench

Sharing the protea love!


Beauty & the blackberries – it’s such hard work to maintain a protea farm.



The bunch

And I got to take this bunch of flowers home with me!!

The Ulla flower is a rare & treasured protea species πŸ™‚



Hamish is deep in thought.


Breathe in!!

Breathe in!!

It’s a flower jungle!!

Top secret new variety of protea

Top secret new variety of protea


Best friends.


Flower arrangement by Ulla.

Flower arrangement by Ulla.


Thanks so much Ulla, Hamish & Pepsi for a wonderful morning at Dragonfly Farm. I love your creativity, fun & laughs!!

Ulla takes so much pride & care in her work, she works long hours & is so passionate about what she does. WhenΒ you see Ulla at the market make sure you say hi & buy a beautiful bunch or box of her gorgeous flowers.