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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Using Anemones as Cut Flowers

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, [...]

How to Cut Hyacinths to Use as Cut Flowers

How to Cut Hyacinths to Use as Cut Flowers

Hi Lovelies, I planned on postponing this post for a little while, at least until I was finished editing the YouTube video to go along with it - but as always, I changed my mind. Using Hyacinths as Cut Flowers I have a kind of weird love of hyacinths. I love them because I think [...]

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 [...]

Let’s Plant Some Sweet Peas (Lathyrus odoratus)and See What Happens!

Hi Lovelies, First and foremost, let's be clear, we're talking ornamental sweet peas (Lathyrus odoratus). NOT edible "sweet" peas,as they are sometimes called by veggie loving gardeners. These, in fact, are toxic. So, don't eat them. Okay? K, thanx. Sweet peas and I have a complicated relationship. I love them, but any time I think I've [...]

February Week 4 Update – Germination Celebration, lol.

February Week 4 Update – Germination Celebration, lol.

Hi Lovelies, The week 4 update is a little early, but I probably won't have internet access for the next few days - so I wanted to get these posted now! All of the seedlings below have been planted using the winter sowing method in milk jugs. Let me know if you've got any questions, [...]

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 [...]