In A Vase: Carnations, Lavatera, and Snapdragons

I'll be the first to admit that I haven't been motivated to make many flower arrangements this season. In fact, I've been really struggling with a lot of things in the garden and in life. Still, I wanted to share this pink arrangement that I was recently able to throw together in a vase. I…

In Bloom: ‘La France’ Carnation

This growing season has marked my first-time success with many flowers - carnations are yet another. For the first time, I was able to successfully grow 'La France' carnations. I've always been drawn to the 'La France' carnations for their lovely pastel pink color. When they finally started to bloom, I was not disappointed. While…

Fall Hardy Annual Seedling Update

It's been a few weeks since I posted about finally starting the process of sowing the seeds of my hardy annual flowers. In this, germination is in full swing for a lot of the fall hardy annual flower seedlings. Let's take a closer look -  After I ran out of cell trays, I started using…

Sowing Biennial Flower Seeds into Trays for the Cut Flower Garden

  When I talk about sowing biennial flowers, I will be the first to admit that I use the term "biennial" very loosely. In general, the term biennial should be used to refer to plants that take two seasons to grow and bloom. However, I tend to call things "biennial" when they may be truly…

March Week One Update

Hi Lovelies, Brace yourselves! This post has a lot of pictures. Just a quick peek at  nearly everything that's going on right now! Let's all just hope that this warmer weather will keep on coming our way! Not pictured is the progress on the dahlia tubers that I've started for cuttings. The reason? Well, it looks…