Johnny-Jump-Ups Are Actually Pretty Adorable – Growing Violas

When I planted johnny-jump-ups last season, I wasn't exactly sold on the idea that I would like them. In general, I tend to always gravitate towards things that are big and showy. However, I bought them in hopes that they would reward me with even more early season color. For me, winter is a really…

Chrysanthemum Cuttings in the Mail! Thanks King’s Mums!

One of my favorite things about gardening is ordering various goodies in the mail. Now, it's not that I just love shopping or anything like that - I simply love when a little package full of flowery potential shows up to my door. In most cases, I'll make a bulb or plant order while I'm…

Building a Hoophouse on a Budget

Hi Lovelies, Now that all of the zinnia beds are gross, and dahlias are in danger of being wiped out by frost at anytime, I've finally gotten around to starting to think about fixing up my sweet little hoophouse. Since I'm currently a city-dweller, there's absolutely no possible way that I'd have room for a…