Winter Flower Update – FEBRUARY 2021

In one of my more recent posts, I remember hesitantly mentioning that the weather this winter had been very nice. Over the last two weeks, however, that has definitely changed. Like many, my garden has been covered in ice and snow - not to mention the constant freezing temperatures. Now that things are finally starting…

How to Grow Zinnias from Seed for an Unforgettable Cut Flower Garden

Since I first started growing flowers, a lot has changed. However, one thing which has remained constant is my love of zinnia flowers. Zinnias were the first flowers that I ever grew - eventually, leading to a full-on garden obsession. Though they are generally extremely easy to grow, I'm frequently asked how to get started.…

#KindnessGrowsHere Flower Project

A few weeks ago, I made a video on the YouTube channel that gave a little more information about how I first began growing and donating flowers to local non-profit organizations and nursing homes. After over ten years of doing so, I thought it would be fun to find a way to connect those who…

End of January Cut Flower Garden Update – 2021 FLOWERS

Now that it's January, it seems as if it was ages ago that I finished planting the fall garden. Even though the weather is cold, that doesn't mean that the flower garden isn't full of life. Let's take a quick look at some of the plants that are growing - Last November, I planted several…

2021 Garden Planning: New to Me Chrysanthemums for the Garden

Chrysanthemum cuttings were the very first thing that I ordered for the garden in the new year. Like dahlias, I've been steadily increasing my stock of chrysanthemums from one year to the next. After this growing season, I will have amassed over 50 different varieties in my garden - most of which are used for…

2021 Garden Planning: New to Me Dahlia Varieties for the Garden

Over the last couple of growing seasons, I've really been focused on expanding my dahlia row. This means that I've been buying several new ones each growing season. This coming year, I'm eager to see some of the flowers that I've ordered. If you have any experience with the flowers on this list, please be…

2021 Seed Haul: Flowers for the Summer Garden

While many people are just beginning to plan their 2021 summer gardens, I have just finished my seeds orders. It seems that this is the one task that I consistently finish early in the garden. With the colder weather outside, I can't help but start thinking about the next growing season. At the request of…

FREE GARDEN PLANNER – Cut Flower Gardening

Even though many places are currently seeing snowfall and cold temperatures, I'm sure that some growers are daydreaming about the spring garden. After having just completed my "seed shopping" for the upcoming season, I feel more excited than ever about beginning the planning process. It is for this reason that I've created a FREE GARDEN…