Luckily, I was finally able to finish planting the hardy annual cut flower seedlings into the hoophouse. Though most of these flowers are annuals, I did include some biennial flowers under cover, as well. Here's hoping for a beautiful spring and summer.
I feel like I've been saying it for months now, but I'm so far behind. In a perfect world, the hoophouse would have been planted and ready for winter back in October. Between the weather and the busy thanksgiving holiday - it just didn't happen. I was finally able to get things situated last weekend. [...]
Anemone blanda, also known as windflower, is a relatively new addition to my garden. Like anemone coronaria that is grown for cut flowers, these anemones are quite cold tolerant. In fact, many packages list these corms as hardy down to as low as zone 5. That means, in my garden, I'll be attempting to grow [...]
Much like ranunculus, I can't help but feel like anemone coronaria is yet another flower that can lead to quite the frustration for home gardeners and amateur flower farmers. The first time I planted anemones was a complete failure. I planted in the spring, and I'm fairly certain that the bulbs just sat there and [...]
I'm finally making progress! The frantic feeling that goes with trying to plant everything out into the garden has started to subside. Things are starting to feel organized again, and more importantly, all of the bottles from the winter sowing are gone. I try to pretend like the mess doesn't bother me, but after months [...]
I've always wanted to make weekly updates, but I'll admit, I always forget about them and fail to keep up with progress. Now that I'm actively trying to get into a better blogging routine, I'll hopefully be able to maintain a better schedule. Let's see what's going on in the garden this week, shall we? [...]