Clockwise from opposite page, top: Felts’ daughters June (left) and Cordelia join her
as she drives around Ruppert Nurseries pruning branches and leaves; Cordelia, 7,
snacks on a sun;ower; Felts and colleague Erica Conner stop on the side of the road
to harvest wild greenery for ;oral arrangements; Felts and Ali Chakola inspect the
contents of the vehicle after a foraging trip; the nursery staff marks tree trunks with
ribbon to indicate where Felts can cut branches for her brides.