Hardy Annual Update – Blog-tober Day 6

Hi Lovelies, After finishing last night's post about anemones, I've got to slow my roll a little bit. Besides - with tulip planting, hoophouse building, and new Youtube videos on the way (subscribe! whoop!); I need just a little bit of time to gather and collect my thoughts. Around the September 20; I pulled up…

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…

5 Easy Annuals For Your First Cutting Garden

Hi Lovelies, Well, folks. It's not been a good morning. It's still cold and rainy, and I woke to find that I'd somehow managed to chip my tooth in my sleep? Ugh. Oh well, Blog-tober must go on. As you may or may not know, my goal is to make a post somewhere on the…

Growing ‘Honey Dew’ Dahlia

Hi Lovelies, The rain is pouring down out there and it's cold, so that could only mean one thing! It's time for me to jump on the ole' internet machine and write about something. In honor of my goal to write about and create a sort of short "review" for everything that I grow, I…

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…

Growing Procut Gold Sunflowers

Hi Lovelies, I can't even begin to tell you how busy I felt today. It's not that there were necessarily many items on my to-do list, in fact, the list consisted of one thing - harvest sunflowers. Harvest, I indeed did! Since discussing sunflowers has managed to turn into a series of sorts, I figured…

Growing Stargazer Oriental Lilies

Hi Lovelies, I know, I know. Stargazer lilies have been around forever, why are you even bothering to write a post about them? Well my friends, because I love them, of course. Speaking honestly, I have the tendency to fall in love with whatever's blooming profusely at the moment - but these beauties have never…