The First Day of Spring & The Difference a Day Makes

Beautiful snow covers the daffodils, hyacinths, and anemones on the first day of spring.

Using Anemones as Cut Flowers

Hi Lovelies, Seriously, by this time, you've got to be getting tired of seeing me take all these pictures of anemone coronaria and rant on and on about how much I love them. That's what happens when you're the first flower to bloom in the spring - I'm going to celebrate like nobody's business. Anyhow,…

March Week One Update

Hi Lovelies, Brace yourselves! This post has a lot of pictures. Just a quick peek at ¬†nearly everything¬†that's going on right now! Let's all just hope that this warmer weather will keep on coming our way! Not pictured is the progress on the dahlia tubers that I've started for cuttings. The reason? Well, it looks…

An Update on a Sunny Day

Hi Lovelies, Well, today looks like it's going to be one of the last days before the weather turns gross and cold again. It's sunny, it's 60F. For whatever reason, I don't feel like singing songs and wearing shorts yet, though. Anyhow, just wanted to quickly share some captures from the hoophouse and to update…

February 2016: Week One Update

Hi Lovelies, First and foremost, let me apologize to everyone who left a comment on the last post and I didn't get a chance to respond. I've been having major technical difficulties over here, which I have hopefully resolved. Now that I've done a lot of winter sowing, I feel like the season has started…

A Post about the Cold and Other Stuff?

Hi Lovelies, It looks like winter is officially here. It's been colder and I've been "babying" the ranunculus in the polytunnel on the extra cold nights. I'll talk more about that in a second. Things seem to be way busier than they should be right now. But, it's definitely been "one of those" weeks. Just…

‘Bordeaux’ Anemone Love Affair

Hi Lovelies, So, it's obviously still early in the season. I'm far from ready to reach my final conclusion about any of the new anemone varieties that I'm trying this year, but after seeing some more 'Bordeaux' open up, I absolutely have to share the pictures with someone! I hope you enjoy! Love to hear…

The First Anemone of the Season

Hi Lovelies, Not much to report - hence, my absence. However, this ridiculously warm weather (so far) this winter has helped for one thing! The first anemone of the season has officially bloomed, and it's a beauty! The variety is literally called 'Black-eyed beauty', in fact. If we take a look back, it wasn't until…

November Garden Update

Hi Lovelies, Long time, no see. Well, the leaves have completely fallen here. This means that with the exception of the plants in the hoophouse, the hardy annuals are completely covered beneath a nice layer. While some folks like to rake and rake, I don't, so I just let them be. That's the great thing…

Quick Fall Update

Hi Lovelies, Well, I've been running around trying to get everything in the garden cleaned up while simultaneously taking care of what feels like 1000 other tasks, and I'm feeling quite exhausted! Just thought that I would quickly share a few things I've managed to get completed! Have a great day!