Planting Parrot Tulips into the Spring Cut Flower Garden and Landscape – Growing Flowers

Planting Parrot Tulips into the Spring Cut Flower Garden and Landscape – Growing Flowers

It is not exactly a big secret that I absolutely love to plant spring blooming bulbs - more specifically, I love tulips. Even before I started my adventures into gardening, I was able to identify tulips when seen growing in front of the neighbor's house. As a person who knew absolutely nothing about gardening, tulips [...]

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Winter Sowing Results / End of April Garden Update – Cut Flowers and Vegetables

Winter Sowing Results / End of April Garden Update – Cut Flowers and Vegetables

Even though it's still raining and I still haven't had the opportunity to plant a lot of my leafy green vegetables, we're quickly approaching the last frost date for my garden. Here, I generally use the date of May 5th as my frost-free date - though, I've heard people say that it changes each year. [...]

Johnny-Jump-Ups Are Actually Pretty Adorable – Growing Violas

Johnny-Jump-Ups Are Actually Pretty Adorable – Growing Violas

When I planted johnny-jump-ups last season, I wasn't exactly sold on the idea that I would like them. In general, I tend to always gravitate towards things that are big and showy. However, I bought them in hopes that they would reward me with even more early season color. For me, winter is a really [...]

Growing Bachelor’s Buttons from Seed – Hardy Annual Flower Favorites – Growing Flowers from Seed – Gardening for Beginners

Growing Bachelor’s Buttons from Seed – Hardy Annual Flower Favorites – Growing Flowers from Seed – Gardening for Beginners

Bachelor's buttons will always be among one of my top five absolute favorite flowers. Now, I do realize that might sound a little odd. The plants don't exactly have the show-stopping power of the likes of hydrangeas or roses - so what makes them so special? They're easy! That's right, bachelor buttons were among the [...]

Growing Chamomile from Seed: Gardening for Beginners – Growing Flowers from Seed – Cut Flower Farm

Growing Chamomile from Seed: Gardening for Beginners – Growing Flowers from Seed – Cut Flower Farm

One of the really cool things about something like keeping a blog is that you don't have to be organized. I mean, you kind of need to be organized - you have to plan ahead in regards to what pictures and video clips you absolutely need to take to actually publish some type of content. [...]

Winter Sowing Results Pt. 2 + Garden Update – Week 2 – April 2018

Winter Sowing Results Pt. 2 + Garden Update – Week 2 – April 2018

Finally! We finally had two days - count them, TWO - of beautiful weather. I'll admit, I was beginning to lose patience and faith in the fact that I would ever be able to finally transplant my snapdragons and lettuce into the garden - but I got it done! Hooray! Just wanted to quickly check [...]

Favorite Flowers for Beginners – Growing Flowers from Seed

Favorite Flowers for Beginners – Growing Flowers from Seed

As a habit, I often browse tons of different gardening forums. I think I started doing it when I was bored one day, and the habit just kind of stayed with me. These days, I usually try to take a mental note of the common questions that are being asked. This week, there was definitely [...]