Trying to Hybridize Daffodils for the First Time!

Hi Lovelies! I mentioned a few posts ago that I should have planted more bulbs for spring. Maybe it wasn't a post, it might have been in the podcast. Either way, I was talking about it somewhere! I'm seriously missing the fact that there are no new tulips, ranunculus, hyacinths, or anything else currently in…

How to Cut Hyacinths to Use as Cut Flowers

Hi Lovelies, I planned on postponing this post for a little while, at least until I was finished editing the YouTube video to go along with it - but as always, I changed my mind. Using Hyacinths as Cut Flowers I have a kind of weird love of hyacinths. I love them because I think…

Forcing Hyacinths Indoors

Hi Lovelies, With winter around the corner, and big bags of bulbs going on sale - it's time to think about picking up some hyacinths to force over winter. Hyacinths require a cold period, therefore, you have to plan a little bit in advance if you want to see those fragrant blooms inside when there's…

Beginner’s Guide to a Gorgeous Spring Garden

Hi Lovelies, Well, we made it! Day 15 of Blog-tober! If I had known that 31 days of straight blog posts would be this difficult, I'm not sure I would have taken on the task - but, I'm enjoying it nonetheless. With tons of orders of spring seeds and bulbs landing on my front porch…

Growing ‘Ali Oop’ Dahlias

Hi Lovelies, It seems that I've managed to stumble upon another winner! I ordered 'Ali Oop' (like many of my other tubers) on a whim when things were on sale this year. While I'm not sure about the origin of the name on this one, I'll just assume that it has something to do with…

Growing ‘Gay Princess’ Dahlia

Hi Lovelies, Well, it's day four of Blog-tober and we're still going strong - though admittedly, I may or may not be extremely worried about running out of ideas within the next week. Today we'll be taking a look at another dahlia that I grew this season. In an effort to keep these reviews completely…

Guide to Growing Ranunculus

Hi Lovelies, Buckle yourself in, because this blog post is going to be an exciting one. Well, I think it is. If you live in one of those awesome areas where the temperatures are relatively mild and ranunculus grow and overwinter outside without protection, this post probably won't serve as much help. However, if like…