My First Success With Freesia!

After trying to grow freesia over the past couple seasons, I'll admit that I had started to feel very discouraged. My sites suggest that freesia bulbs are hardy to zone 8, but I quickly found that my zone 6 garden warmed much too quickly in the spring for early planting. When my freesia bulb order…

Floret Ranunculus Marshmallow and Other Sweet Surprises…

One of my main focuses in plant the garden last fall was to try to bring some diversity to the garden. In this, I ordered several lovely varieties of ranunculus from Floret. Today, we'll take a closer look at one of my favorites called 'Marshmallow'.  While I'm not so sure that it resembles a marshmallow,…