Planting Anemone Blanda Corms – Cut Flower Farm Growing Flowers Gardening for Beginners

Planting Anemone Blanda Corms – Cut Flower Farm Growing Flowers Gardening for Beginners

Anemone blanda, also known as windflower, is a relatively new addition to my garden. Like anemone coronaria that is grown for cut flowers, these anemones are quite cold tolerant. In fact, many packages list these corms as hardy down to as low as zone 5. That means, in my garden, I'll be attempting to grow [...]

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Planting Anemone Coronaria in Zone 6/7 – Cut Flower Farm Gardening for Beginners

Planting Anemone Coronaria in Zone 6/7 – Cut Flower Farm Gardening for Beginners

Much like ranunculus, I can't help but feel like anemone coronaria is yet another flower that can lead to quite the frustration for home gardeners and amateur flower farmers. The first time I planted anemones was a complete failure. I planted in the spring, and I'm fairly certain that the bulbs just sat there and [...]

Planting Ranunculus Corms in Zone 6/7 Cut Flower Farm Growing Flowers Gardening for Beginners

Planting Ranunculus Corms in Zone 6/7 Cut Flower Farm Growing Flowers Gardening for Beginners

When I first started growing flowers, one of the very first plants that I wanted to grow was ranunculus. Believe it or not, I found the corms for ranunculus at the local dollar store. Unfortunately, they were being sold in the spring. It didn't work out well. I planted them, but the weather was simply [...]

Sowing Mother of Pearl Shirley Poppies – Fall Planting Hardy Annual Cut Flowers in Zone 6

Sowing Mother of Pearl Shirley Poppies – Fall Planting Hardy Annual Cut Flowers in Zone 6

I'll admit, the process of maintaining a blog and youtube channel is a little daunting. For whatever reason, it always seems that I neglect the blog. I think the main cause for this has to do with the fact that I do a lot of writing throughout the day at work. By the time I [...]

Selecting Double and Single Stock Flowers – Growing Flowers – Cut Flower Farm

Selecting Double and Single Stock Flowers – Growing Flowers – Cut Flower Farm

I'll be the first to admit that I personally don't have the best record when it comes to attempting to grow stock flowers. Sure, I've had some success, but none of the super amazing harvests of cut flowers that you see from "real" flower farmers. Even so, I thought we would just take a quick [...]

Digging and Dividing Daffodil Bulbs – Growing Flowers – Cut Flower Farm

Digging and Dividing Daffodil Bulbs – Growing Flowers – Cut Flower Farm

Today, I'm finally getting around to doing a garden task that I've been putting off for a long time. That means I'm digging the daffodil bulbs up and dividing them. I've been ignoring this task for a long time, because I've simply not felt like doing it. I've actually not felt like doing a lot [...]