March 2020 – Hoophouse Flower Update

If I'm being completely honest, February was rough. If you've been following along, you already know that we had a major issue with white mold in the hoophouse. As a result, I ended up losing all of my stocks AND the entire row of sweet peas. Now that I feel like things are back under…

In Bloom: Foxtrot Double Early Tulips

Last fall, I planted a large package of Foxtrot tulips. Foxtrot is a double early variety, also known as peony tulips. Double tulips are always my favorite because they're so big and fluffy. Foxtrot has quickly become one of my absolute favorites. You'll notice that, over time, the Foxtrot blooms slowly turn from white to…

Dwarf Dutch Iris Blooming in the Garden

Last fall, I decided that I really wanted to focus on introducing a wide range of spring flowering bulbs into my yard. In purchasing these bulbs, I specifically wanted to buy types that I knew would naturalize and multiply. In this, one bulb that I decided to plant was the 'Harmony' variety of dwarf dutch…

Planting Snowdrop Galanthus for the First Time – Gardening for Beginners Growing Flower Bulbs – Cut Flower Farm

I first became interested in growing snowdrops after writing an article about them on the Gardening Know How website. Did you know that I'm a contributing writer there? Anyhow, before that article, I really didn't know anything about them. After finding out that they're an early spring bloom (also prone to some naturalization), I knew…

Planting Scilla Campanulata for the First Time

Scilla Campanulata is a flowering spring bulb that is completely new to me. When making last minute bulb orders this fall, I couldn't resist it. For the most part, I was lured in by the lovely pastel blue and purple colors. This, in tandem with the fact that these tend to naturalize, made me want…

Planting Dwarf Iris in the Flower Beds – Fall Planting Spring Bloom Garden Bulbs

Though I've been gardening for quite a few years now, there are still some plants that I find myself especially drawn to. One of the first flower bulbs that I ever planted were dutch iris. I should mention that these are obviously very different than large bearded iris. Nevertheless, I planted some hoping to use…

Digging and Dividing Daffodil Bulbs – Growing Flowers – Cut Flower Farm

CHECK OUT OUR HOLIDAY DEALS! 50% OFF SOAPS AND BODY BUTTERS! DON’T FORGET OUR WRAPPED SOAP GIFT BOXES! CLICK HERE! Today, I'm finally getting around to doing a garden task that I've been putting off for a long time. That means I'm digging the daffodil bulbs up and dividing them. I've been ignoring this task for a long…

Quickly and Efficiently Trench Plant Bulk Tulip Bulbs in the Cut Flower Garden – Spring Flower Bulbs

Earlier this week, I mentioned my extreme love for growing tulips. Like many people, I can't help but love the look of flower beds that are absolutely bursting at the seams with bright, vibrant colors! But how does one actually achieve this look? When it comes to tulips - the answer is a mass planting.…

Planting Dahlia Tubers into the Garden + Eden Brothers Dahlia Unboxing

FREE GARDENING TUTORIALS! CLICK HERE! In the cut flower garden, one of my main sources of frustration has always been dahlias. For whatever reason, I've just never had much success with them. The first time I ever planted dahlias, I bought them from the dollar store. It was a mixed pack of three, and they…