In one of my more recent posts, I remember hesitantly mentioning that the weather this winter had been very nice. Over the last two weeks, however, that has definitely changed. Like many, my garden has been covered in ice and snow - not to mention the constant freezing temperatures. Now that things are finally starting…
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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…
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Tulips, Ranunculus, and Icelandic Poppies – Oh, my!
This growing season I've been really pleased with my progress in growing new things. Though ranunculus and tulips are garden favorites, other things like the Icelandic poppies are in full bloom. This year I grew a mix of colors, but these white and champagne colored blooms have quickly won my heart. Today, I wanted…
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Spring Bouquet with Ranunculus and Icelandic Poppies
At a certain point in my gardening career, I started to realize that much of your success is simply related to what types of flowers you have available and whether or not you have access to an expensive camera. After years and years of blogging, I've learned to grow a lot of flowers and I've…
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January Hardy Annual Flowers and Hoophouse Update – Cut Flower Farm
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…
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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.…
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