Planting Dwarf Iris in the Flower Beds – Fall Planting Spring Bloom Garden Bulbs

Though I've been gardening for quite a few years now, there are still some plants that I find myself especially drawn to. One of the first flower bulbs that I ever planted were dutch iris. I should mention that these are obviously very different than large bearded iris. Nevertheless, I planted some hoping to use…

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…

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

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

Want to see the 'Mother of Pearl' Poppies growing in my garden? Check out my YouTube channel with 500+ FREE GARDENING VIDEOS! CLICK HERE! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkUHhQWA40s 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…

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…

Tales of an Unkempt Flower Bed – Roselle and Red Shiso Plants

If you've been following the blog for any amount of time, you might remember that I started A LOT of plants earlier this spring with the use of the winter sowing method. Since my yard is so small, I ended up giving a lot of these plants away. Specifically, one of my older neighbors wanted…

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

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