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Shop Local at Southold’s White Flower Garden (Photo credit: David Benthal)

On a drive through the center of Southold, it’s easy to be drawn into White Flower Garden, where co-owner and head florist Nathaniel Savage has curated an ode to all things natural, vintage and living. From hanging plants and loose floral stems to custom scents and vintage gardenware, White Flower Garden is the perfect setting where vintage items take on a new life.

1) Vintage pin frogs, prices vary

Vintage pin frogs (Photo credit: David Benthal)

When arranging freshly cut florals from your garden, Savage recommends using reusable pin frogs over unsustainable floral foam.

2) Glass bulb vase, $32

Glass bulb vase (Photo credit: David Benthal)

The large bulb jar is perfect for starting amaryllis and watching as the roots grow.

3) Succulent arrangements, starting at $36

Succulent arrangements (Photo credit: David Benthal)

The hardiness of succulents means that even if you don’t have a green thumb, you can care for these. Savage’s arrangements of succulents come in a variety of shapes and sizes that are perfect for your home or to give as a gift.

4) Eden (custom scent), $36

Eden custom scent (Photo credit David Benthal)

Created especially for White Flower Garden by boutique Shelter Island-based perfumery 84.Shelter, this scent is described as “mossy, earthy, camphorous with musk and spice.” Available only at White Flower Garden.

5) Vintage ‘Wild Flowers of New York’ book, $45

Vintage ‘Wild Flowers of New York’ book (Photo credit: David Benthal)

This volume, first printed in 1919, includes prints of plants native to New York with care instructions for each. The perfect gift for bibliophiles and horticulturists alike. 

6) Impression pottery, $45 (varies)

Impression pottery (Photo credit: David Benthal)

These custom pieces were crafted by North Fork artist Diane Burke by pressing native platings onto her pottery. No two pieces are exactly the same. 

7) Jute gardening hat, $24

Jute gardening hat (Photo credit: David Benthal)

The joy of jute is that it’s sustainable and long lasting. These hats will keep the sun off your face while being malleable enough not to lose shape if you also throw it in your beach bag.

8) Vintage ticking apron, $48

Vintage ticking apron (Photo credit: David Benthal)

Created locally for the shop, the apron features reinforced seams that are perfect for holding all of your gardening supplies.