Growing Floret Ranunculus in the Little Cut Flower Garden

I've been growing ranunculus for years. In fact, it was one of the very first flowers that I wanted to grow after seeing pictures of the flowers in a seed catalog online. We've really come a long way in terms of corm availability since then. Last fall, I made a purchase from Floret of some…

Floret Purple Picotee Ranunculus in Bloom

Over the last couple weeks, I've been absolutely swimming in ranunculus blooms. Last fall, when I made an order from Floret; I wanted to be certain that I ordered several colors of ranunculus. Of all the corms, I was most hesitant about the purple picotee. I had purchased picotee ranunculus corms elsewhere before with very…

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…

November Hoop House Update – Hardy Annual Cut Flowers

To say that the weather over this past month has been wacky would be an understatement. It was less than three weeks ago that I was complaining about temperatures in the 90s - and now, it's snowing and in the teens! With such a wide fluctuation in temperature, I've  not done a very good job…

The Beginning of the Winter Sowing Season

It's that time again - time to start thinking about winter sowing! Hooray! I'm so excited! In the past, I've only winter sowed using milk jugs and other containers. Last year, I ended up with well over 200 bottles sitting in the backyard - it was a complete mess! This year, I've decided to try…

Flower Seedlings in the Hoophouse – Ready for Winter – Cut Flower Farm

  Luckily, I was finally able to finish planting the hardy annual cut flower seedlings into the hoophouse. Though most of these flowers are annuals, I did include some biennial flowers under cover, as well. Here's hoping for a beautiful spring and summer.

Planting Hardy Annual Flowers from Seed into the Hoop House – Progress – Cut Flower Farm

I feel like I've been saying it for months now, but I'm so far behind. In a perfect world, the hoophouse would have been planted and ready for winter back in October. Between the weather and the busy thanksgiving holiday - it just didn't happen. I was finally able to get things situated last weekend.…

Planting Ranunculus Corms in Zone 6/7 Cut Flower Farm Growing Flowers Gardening for Beginners

CHECK OUT OUR BLACK FRIDAY DEALS! 50% OFF SOAPS AND BODY BUTTERS! DON'T FORGET OUR WRAPPED SOAP GIFT BOXES! CLICK HERE! When I first started growing flowers, one of the very first plants that I wanted to grow was ranunculus. Believe it or not, I found the corms for ranunculus at the local dollar store. Unfortunately,…

“Just Peachy” Arrangement (Sneak Peek)

Hi Lovelies, As you may or may not know already, I've been trying to get a video out over on my YouTube channel every day for the month of April. This is turning out to be a monumental task for a few reasons. However, the most obvious is that this idea was yet another one…