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. [...]

Chrysanthemum Cuttings in the Mail! Thanks King’s Mums!

Chrysanthemum Cuttings in the Mail! Thanks King’s Mums!

One of my favorite things about gardening is ordering various goodies in the mail. Now, it's not that I just love shopping or anything like that - I simply love when a little package full of flowery potential shows up to my door. In most cases, I'll make a bulb or plant order while I'm [...]

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 [...]