Brent and Becky’s Farm, Store and Knicknacks by Susan Harris

I grew up near Richmond, VA, about an hour from Brent and Becky’s, the beloved flower bulb company in Gloucester, VA. But it took a regional event of the Garden Writers Association for me to finally see this very special place. GWA members partying in the home of Brent and Becky Heath last weekend. Photo by Jay Hutchins. I’ll start the tour with the 28-acre farm and homestead, bought by Brent’s grandfather when he started the company (then called the Daffodil Mart) back in 1900. Above, a view across the daffodil fields to the Heaths’ new home on the river, designed especially for entertaining. The front of the Heaths’ new home and entertainment center Above and below, display gardens are everywhere. The Heaths’ farm and home overlook the North River, which leads to the Chesapeake Bay. Inside their home, bulb art and knicknacks are everywhere, with daffodils dominating the scene. The Brent and Becky’s store and display gardens are about about a mile down the road. Eight acres of..
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