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  • How to Grow Larkspur from Seed – Cut Flower Gardening for Beginners

    Larkspur always have a special place in my garden. It’s not that I have fond memories of them or anything – it’s that they’re one of the first hardy annual flowers that I was able to successfully grow. With their carefree habit, they’re super easy to sow and to use as cut flowers. As always, make sure to do your research before planting. Larkspur are toxic, so make certain to keep your kids and pets (and everyone else) safe while in the cut flower garden. This year, the garden was a little bit out of control. Yes, that’s a huge pumpkin vine crawling into the middle of the larkspur patch.…

  • How to Grow Larkspur in Zone 6b/7 – Ornamental Cut Flower Gardening

    Hi Lovelies, I’m back! With the weather finally warming up, that means we’ve got even more plants coming into bloom! Today we’ll be taking a look at larkspur. Here in my zone, larkspur can sometimes be a little bit tricky. Here are some of the notes that I’ve been able to take. NAME: Larkspur (also known as rocket larkspur ) TOXIC: YES. Always do your research and be responsible any time you add something new to the garden. Be aware of what you’re growing around kids, pets, and everyone else. Many ornamental plants and cut flowers are toxic. Use common sense, always wear gloves, wash hands, don’t touch your eyes or…