Self Doubt

Self Doubt

It's a thing that happens to me every single year - doubt. In fact, I may have even written a blog post about the same topic last year. I don't know whether it's my personality, or something that most people deal with, but there's something about planting season that makes me doubt everything. I can't [...]

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Planting Dahlia Tubers into the Garden + Eden Brothers Dahlia Unboxing

Planting Dahlia Tubers into the Garden + Eden Brothers Dahlia Unboxing

In the cut flower garden, one of my main sources of frustration has always been dahlias. For whatever reason, I've just never had much success with them. The first time I ever planted dahlias, I bought them from the dollar store. It was a mixed pack of three, and they turned out to be red [...]

Planting and Transplanting the Summer Cut Flower and Vegetable Garden

Planting and Transplanting the Summer Cut Flower and Vegetable Garden

One of the largest garden related tasks that I set out to finish this week was to finally plant (and transplant) the summer cut flower and vegetable gardens. As much as I would love to separate the two, I simply don't have the space. The resulting garden is quite the hodge podge of plants. It's [...]

Pansies in the Garden for Super Cute Jar Posies – Cut Flower Arrangement

Pansies in the Garden for Super Cute Jar Posies – Cut Flower Arrangement

So, I'll admit - I didn't know what to call this post. For some reason, calling something "super cute" doesn't seem like the most professional thing to do - but then again, I'm not a professional. That means these pansies are officially being classified as "super cute." I like it. I've definitely been a little [...]

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. [...]