PHOTOS ONLY: ‘Maryland Appleblossom’ Snapdragon and ‘Cool Orange’ Snapdragon

In A Vase: Carnations, Lavatera, and Snapdragons

I'll be the first to admit that I haven't been motivated to make many flower arrangements this season. In fact, I've been really struggling with a lot of things in the garden and in life. Still, I wanted to share this pink arrangement that I was recently able to throw together in a vase. I…

Growing Snapdragons from Seed – Cut Flower Garden

I've always had a really tumultuous relationship with snapdragons. For years, I've attempted to grow them, and never really had much success. I had tried to winter sow them, planting them in the spring, starting them indoors, and just about everything else - I failed every single time. As it would turn out, snapdragons are…

Fall Hardy Annual Seedling Update

It's been a few weeks since I posted about finally starting the process of sowing the seeds of my hardy annual flowers. In this, germination is in full swing for a lot of the fall hardy annual flower seedlings. Let's take a closer look -  After I ran out of cell trays, I started using…

Light Apricot Chantilly Snapdragons and Feverfew: The Perfect Match

I've been playing with arranging these gorgeous light apricot chantilly snapdragons all this week. The bright, peachy stems are so lovely alone - but work exceptionally well with nearly every other flower that I'm able to combine them with in a vase. However, one of my absolute favorite combinations involves the single feverfew. Let's take…

My Favorite Arrangement of the Season, Thus Far…

Arranging flowers is not something that I really consider myself to be good at. Sure, some vases end up looking better than others, but the things that I make are a far cry from the ones that "real" flower farmers make. Even still, there are certain times when it feels like the stars align and…

Rose Madame Butterfly Snapdragons: Cut Flower Arrangement

There are several pros and cons to growing seeds from a mix packet. By doing so, I can quickly find my favorite flowers, even when I'm growing in a small space. It's also really friendly for my garden budget. However, it's always a bummer when I don't have ENOUGH of a certain color flower that…

Yellow Madame Butterfly and White Madame Butterfly Snapdragons in Flower Arrangements

In beginning to wrap up the posts involving our Madame Butterfly snapdragons, we'll take a look at two last colors - yellow and white. While there were a few yellow Madame Butterfly snapdragons, the white Madame Butterfly snapdragons in the mix were very sparse. Nonetheless, these two colors worked beautifully together. I was absolutely head…

Kitchen Sink Flower Arrangements

I absolutely love flowers, but wouldn't consider flower arranging to be my strong point. In fact, that's the main reason I post so many arrangements. In order to truly get better at something, I believe that you have to keep practicing. Today, we'll be arranging what I like to call a "Kitchen Sink" vase. This…