Winter Sowing Lavender Seeds in Zone 6/7

Lavender can be one of the most frustrating plants that I grow from seed. All over the internet, you'll see tales of growers who dream of rows of fragrance lavender, but have failed to get it to germinate. Fortunately for me, I had already discovered the winter sowing method when I first tried to grow…

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…

Over the Past Week – Bouquets and More

Hi Lovelies, I honestly don't know when the last time that I updated the ole' blog was, but it legitimately feels like it has been way too long! I've been busy trying to take dahlia cuttings and generally getting myself together so that I'll actually be ready when it comes time to plant things. I…

Growing ‘Precious’ Dahlias

Hi Lovelies, Well, September is finally here and that means that there's something very special happening - the dahlias are in full bloom! Even though I don't have as much space for dahlias as I would like, I'm loving what I did plant. Dahlia tubers can sometimes be on the more expensive side. Well, I…