Exciting News! An Update!

Hey everyone! It's definitely been awhile since I've posted here. In the past, I've mentioned that I've simply outgrown the free version of WordPress and would soon need to upgrade. Well, the good news is that that's finally happening! Woohoo! You can't see me, but I'm totally doing a happy dance. Starting next month (likely),…

How to Grow Love-in-a-Mist in Zone 6b/7 – Ornamental Cut Flower Gardening

Hi Lovelies, The love-in-a-mist flowers are finishing blooming in the garden, so I thought we'd take a look at my experience growing these unique flowers! NAME: Love-in-a-Mist (Nigella) TOXIC: YES. Always do your research and be responsible any time you add something new to the garden. Be aware of what you’re growing around kids, pets,…

Winter Sowing Flowers – The Final Results

Hi Lovelies! Well, the results are in. I'm officially done winter sowing for the year, and I'm here to give a somewhat full report on what happened! This post won't have any pictures, but hopefully, it will be filled with helpful information. If you're not familiar with winter sowing (I totally suggest you research more…

Growing Parrot Tulips

Hi Lovelies, Just thought I would quickly share my experiences growing parrot tulips for the first time this year. Parrot tulips are just as easy to grow as the "normal" tulips that you see growing in people's front yards, but they definitely look quite unique.  This year I planted two different types - salmon and…

Over the Past Week – Bouquets and More

Hi Lovelies, I honestly don't know when the last time that I updated the ole' blog was, but it legitimately feels like it has been way too long! I've been busy trying to take dahlia cuttings and generally getting myself together so that I'll actually be ready when it comes time to plant things. I…

An Update on a Sunny Day

Hi Lovelies, Well, today looks like it's going to be one of the last days before the weather turns gross and cold again. It's sunny, it's 60F. For whatever reason, I don't feel like singing songs and wearing shorts yet, though. Anyhow, just wanted to quickly share some captures from the hoophouse and to update…

Garden Planning (The Abridged Version)

Hi Lovelies, I'm so in the mood to plant things! In fact, resisting the urge to plant everything is really difficult. You might think I'm obsessed - I actually probably am. Any how, I wanted to quickly share this video from YouTube here for a couple reasons: There's a lot going on and I'm honestly…

February 2016: Week One Update

Hi Lovelies, First and foremost, let me apologize to everyone who left a comment on the last post and I didn't get a chance to respond. I've been having major technical difficulties over here, which I have hopefully resolved. Now that I've done a lot of winter sowing, I feel like the season has started…

A Post about the Cold and Other Stuff?

Hi Lovelies, It looks like winter is officially here. It's been colder and I've been "babying" the ranunculus in the polytunnel on the extra cold nights. I'll talk more about that in a second. Things seem to be way busier than they should be right now. But, it's definitely been "one of those" weeks. Just…