Trench Planting Daffodil Bulbs for Cut Flowers

Now that the year is winding down, so too, is my bulb planting. Since its rare that my soil is frozen at this time, I generally try to complete all of my bulb planting by December. This allows for ample time for the bulbs to receive their chill period required for bloom. In this post,…

Small, But Mighty! Pansies in Cut Flower Arrangements

Because the garden is comparatively small, it seems like I always find myself looking for new ways to use various plants. Pansies are certainly no exception to this, as I quite love their cute little blooms. After growing pansies from seed for a few years, I started using the small stems in cut flower arrangements…

Dreamy Creamy Flower Jar Arrangement – Spring Cut Flower Garden

First of all, I want to give a HUGE 'Thank You' to everyone who has been following along here on the blog. While I usually focus mainly on YouTube, it's nice to take a break and do something different. I really appreciate every single person who visits these posts. Now, onto the arrangement! The first…

Spring Calendula and Ranunculus Flower Arrangement

One of my favorite things about growing so many different types of cut flowers is trying different combinations in vases. Since we haven't been able to donate any flowers this year, I've had a lot of choices in terms of arrangement flowers for myself and for my family. Let's take a quick look at yet…

April Garden Update: Flowers are Blooming!

I realize it has been several weeks since the last time I posted any kind of update. The fact of the matter is, I've just been really focused on making sure that I got all the photos and video that I needed for other content. Though the concept of taking pictures of flowers is really…

Spring Apricot Flower Arrangement with Tulips and Daffodils

Ah, yes. Now that the daffodils and tulips are in full bloom, I can't help but feel like it's finally the start of the growing season. That also means that it's time to start making flower arrangements. Here's a quick look at another one that I recently put together using only daffodils and tulips. Unfortunately,…

The First Flower Arrangement of the Season

Things this spring have been totally hectic. I've been trying to stay on track, but it seems that nearly everything is unpredictable. After massive losses of plants in the hoop house over winter, I'm just looking forward to a few weeks of beautiful tulips. The base of this flower arrangement is 'Silk Road' variety of…

Harvesting Daffodils for Cut Flowers in a Vase

Can you believe that I've been doing this blog thing for 5 years now? In fact, one of the very first posts that I ever made was about using daffodils as cut flowers. You can see it by clicking here.  I'm happy to say that those original daffodil bulbs are still producing flowers. That's one…

March 2020 – Hoophouse Flower Update

If I'm being completely honest, February was rough. If you've been following along, you already know that we had a major issue with white mold in the hoophouse. As a result, I ended up losing all of my stocks AND the entire row of sweet peas. Now that I feel like things are back under…

Trench Planting Tulip and Daffodil Bulbs

Now that October has arrived, that means that our fall bulb orders have also started to show up at the front door! Spring flowers are hands-down my favorite flowers. From ranunculus to tulips, I just can't get enough of these beautiful blooms. I think a lot of it has to do with my dislike for…