The Arrival of Spring Ranunculus Flowers

Though the scheduling of these posts generally runs about a month behind, I can't help but eagerly share the news that the ranunculus have started blooming! In this post, we'll take a quick look at some of the new-to-me varieties that I'm growing this year.  I bought the 'Cafe Picotee' ranunculus from Longfield Gardens. I…

The Magic of Dark Ranunculus Blooms

When I planned the garden last year, I knew that I wanted to grow as many ranunculus as possible. This also meant that I wanted to include as many colors as possible. Shades of dark red and dark violet were certainly no exception. Let's take a closer look at some of the darkest colors in…

Up Close with This Year’s Anemone Flowers

I didn't order many anemone corms last year. On a tight budget, I could only afford to buy a small handful. Now that spring has finally arrived, I can only feel like I'm so disappointed that I didn't order more. Though very little in quantity, I did manage to get my hands on some more…

Pre-Sprouting Ranunculus and Anemone Corms for the Spring Flower Garden

Ranunculus corms have arrived! To say that I'm excited may possibly be one of the biggest understatements of the century. This year, I was able to purchase some really beautiful varieties of both ranunculus and anemones. I was so thankful to have been able to place an order from Italian Ranunculus with the help of…

‘Bordeaux’ Anemone Love Affair

Hi Lovelies, So, it's obviously still early in the season. I'm far from ready to reach my final conclusion about any of the new anemone varieties that I'm trying this year, but after seeing some more 'Bordeaux' open up, I absolutely have to share the pictures with someone! I hope you enjoy! Love to hear…

How to Grow Anemones in Zone 6 (and probably other places, too!)

  Hi Lovelies, Well, well. It's hard to believe this is already my fifth post of October! In many ways, October is the month that I'm doing the most things. I'm planting bulbs (and ordering, lol), looking for bargains to save money for spring, and trying to enjoy the last of the nice weather before…