In Bloom: ‘Benary’s Giant Lilac’ Zinnias in the Cut Flower Garden

One of the more disappointing aspects of not having a legitimate flower farm is that I never seem to have enough space. While, I'm extremely thankful for the space that I do have - I just wish that I had a little more. This is especially true when the time comes to plan which varieties…

How to Grow Zinnias from Seed

Zinnias are one of my absolute favorite flowers in the cut flower garden. When it comes to how to grow zinnias from seed, it's pretty easy. Here in my yard, the zinnia flowers love my hot and humid weather. It's not uncommon for them to reach heights of 6ft, and to stretch taller than my…

Growing Zinnias from Seed for Cut Flowers – Easy Cut Flower Garden

Zinnias are one of the first flowers that I ever started growing. Growing zinnias each year is my favorite garden task! While some people write them off as "too easy", I absolutely cherish the zinnias that grow in my garden. Not only are the flowers gorgeous, but they're insanely tough. Here in Kentucky, they have…

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…