20 Years of Art & Flowers in Downeast Maine

written + photographed by LESLIE ANDERSON

Dan Nygaard and his farm partner, Juli Perry,
of Dan's Flower Farm.
Early summer array at the Blue Hill Farmer's Market.
Photo: Juli Perry
A floral crown for a flower girl.
Photo: Juli Perry
Buckets of blooms to arrange yourself for your wedding, party or event.
Late June bridal bouquet.
Photo: Juli Perry

In 2002, my husband Dan Nygaard and I left our lives in high tech and bought a farm in Sedgwick, Maine, on the Blue Hill Peninsula. I wanted to paint; he wanted to be a flower farmer. Twenty years later, we are still married, still painting and still farming.

Whatever the occasion, Dan and his farm partner Juli Perry of Dan's Flower Farm can help you celebrate with farm-fresh flowers from our Sedgwick farm. They offer:

  • Seasonal garden flowers cut to order for your wedding, event, or home.
  • Country-style arrangements and bouquets, or bulk flowers for you to arrange.
  • Summer and Fall Flower CSAs.
  • Bouquet delivery.
  • The highest quality seasonal flowers at affordable prices.
Artist Leslie Anderson.
Cosmos & Barn, 12 x 16 inches, oil on canvas, hardwood frame
Available at leslieanderson.com
Deck Zinnias,
12 x 16 inches, oil on canvas, hardwood frame
Available at leslieanderson.com
Diamonds Are Forever, 20 x 16 inches, oil on panel
Private collection.
Turkish Tulips, 12 x 16 inches, oil on canvas
Private collection.
Sunflowers and Yellow Cat,
12 x 12 inches, oil on linen
Hardwood frame
Available at leslieanderson.com

My studio/gallery is located on the lower level of our converted barn home and is open mid-May through mid-October. In addition to framed oil paintings, I offer small matted watercolors, calendars and notecards for gift-giving. Although my main subject is summer on the Blue Hill Peninsula, I do love painting flowers, especially those that Dan grows.

A visit to the flower farm and studio makes a pleasant afternoon outing. We are located between Blue Hill and Deer Isle and we welcome visitors to both the flower field and gallery.

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Leslie Anderson Studio
Dan's Flower Farm
8 Flower Farm Lane
Sedgwick ME 04676
(207) 359-2047


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