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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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]