What’s Next? In Bloom Right Now –

As the garden continues to change, I quickly wanted to update everyone regarding which blooms we'll begin to see more of next. As most of you know, my growing space is extremely small. This means that many of the hardy annual flowers have already been removed in order to make room for summer blooming flowers.…

Direct Sowing Sweet Peas into the Fall Garden

When I first starting growing flowers, sweet peas were high up on the list of things that I wanted to grow. I couldn't help it really, there was so much hype surrounding them. I had heard that they had an enchanting fragrance, and of course, the actual blooms looked so feminine and delicate - two…

Sweet Pea and Feverfew Cut Flower Arrangement

One of my absolute favorite parts of growing a cut flower garden is picking them! Today is definitely no exception, as the sweet peas are in full bloom. I couldn't resist picking a large vase filled with these fragrant blooms before a thunderstorm rolled in. Let's take a closer look, shall we? I grew several…

March Unheated Hoop House Update – Cut Flower Garden

It's March - Unheated hoop house is finally coming to life! As I've already mentioned, it's been cooler than normal here. That means that the progress in the hoop house is a little behind. Honestly, some of the plants look really bad. Nevertheless, I'm cautiously optimistic. Thanks for reading!

Winter Sowing Atriplex Orach Seeds in Zone 6/7

I absolutely love orach. Also known as atriplex hortensis, orach is an absolutely amazing green plant. These things seriously come in an insanely stunning range of colors - the lime greens and golds are definitely my favorite. Regardless, when allowed to go to seed, these flowers are perfect additions to the cut flower garden and…

February Unheated Hoophouse and Garden Update – Flowers in Hoop House

In my last post, I mentioned that the weather here has been absolutely frigid. Well, a couple days have passed and in true crazy weather fashion, our temperatures are now into the 60s. I should mention that that is very warm for this time of year, as our last frost date is usually at the…

Bracing for an Arctic Blast in the Home Garden – Cut Flower Farm and Vegetable Garden / Winter Flowers

Over the past week or so, we've been getting absolutely blasted with cold weather and freezing temperatures. Up until now, our winter weather had been relatively mild; something which is very common here in my zone 6b/7 garden. That all changed about two weeks ago, however, when the snow began to fall and the nightly…

Growing Snapdragons from Seed – Cut Flower Farm

CHECK OUT OUR SOAP SUBSCRIPTION AND 50% OFF SALE! CLICK HERE! I've had a long and troubled relationship with snapdragons. Snapdragons have always been one of those flowers that just wouldn't grow the way I wanted. I've seen those "real" flower farms, with rows and rows of tall snapdragons - I wanted that! Over the…

Sowing German Chamomile in Fall – Frost Hardy Annual Flowers – Cut Flower Farm – Gardening for Beginners

There are a lot of reasons that I absolutely love to grow chamomile. As an extremely easy to grow herb; you can use the flowers for tea, soapmaking, and even as cut flowers for arrangements picked fresh from the garden. Their delicate apple-scented blooms are seriously one of my favorite garden elements. I also appreciate…