Beginner’s Guide to a Gorgeous Spring Garden

Hi Lovelies, Well, we made it! Day 15 of Blog-tober! If I had known that 31 days of straight blog posts would be this difficult, I'm not sure I would have taken on the task - but, I'm enjoying it nonetheless. With tons of orders of spring seeds and bulbs landing on my front porch…

Building a Hoophouse on a Budget

Hi Lovelies, Now that all of the zinnia beds are gross, and dahlias are in danger of being wiped out by frost at anytime, I've finally gotten around to starting to think about fixing up my sweet little hoophouse. Since I'm currently a city-dweller, there's absolutely no possible way that I'd have room for a…

Growing ‘Ali Oop’ Dahlias

Hi Lovelies, It seems that I've managed to stumble upon another winner! I ordered 'Ali Oop' (like many of my other tubers) on a whim when things were on sale this year. While I'm not sure about the origin of the name on this one, I'll just assume that it has something to do with…

Hardy Annual Update – Blog-tober Day 6

Hi Lovelies, After finishing last night's post about anemones, I've got to slow my roll a little bit. Besides - with tulip planting, hoophouse building, and new Youtube videos on the way (subscribe! whoop!); I need just a little bit of time to gather and collect my thoughts. Around the September 20; I pulled up…

5 Easy Annuals For Your First Cutting Garden

Hi Lovelies, Well, folks. It's not been a good morning. It's still cold and rainy, and I woke to find that I'd somehow managed to chip my tooth in my sleep? Ugh. Oh well, Blog-tober must go on. As you may or may not know, my goal is to make a post somewhere on the…

Updates – Sweet Peas, Lisianthus, Catmint, and Planting Time

Hi Lovelies, I hope that everyone is doing quite well. I've been on the road to recovery for the past week after a quick visit to the emergency room, yuck! With this, I've been away from the flowers and so much has gone on without me. Though I'm technically still supposed to be on bed…

Field Preparation: Weed Barrier Fabric

Hi Lovelies, Hope everyone is doing quite well. I've tried to write this post a few times and I've managed to get myself distracted by a bunch of documentaries on Netflix. Now, I know I need to focus. Can I just mention, once again, how much I hate pulling weeds? Can you believe that some…

The Beginning of Spring Flowers – Daffodils, Dutch Iris, Tulips and Anemones

The first table vase of the season. At last, I'm finally sitting down to write a legitimate first post on the new blog! ┬áThe weather has been so nice lately and I have been in a literal mad-dash to start the seeds that need to be started. I'm definitely a little behind in the game,…