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…

Last Chantilly Snapdragon Arrangements of the Season

They say that all good things must end - I suppose that this is also true with our light apricot chantilly snapdragons. Before removing the plants to make room for new annual flowers, I was able to make one last harvest of cut flowers to give away in vases and to enjoy arranging myself.  Having…

Soft Pink Roses and the First Stocks from the Garden: A Flower Arrangement

Since I know that I've been totally obsessed with the chantilly snapdragons the past few weeks, I thought that it would be a nice change of pace to look at a flower arrangement that is a little bit different. While compiling all of the vase "ingredients" for this one, I couldn't help but imagine how…

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…

Selecting Double and Single Stock Flowers – Growing Flowers – Cut Flower Farm

I'll be the first to admit that I personally don't have the best record when it comes to attempting to grow stock flowers. Sure, I've had some success, but none of the super amazing harvests of cut flowers that you see from "real" flower farmers. Even so, I thought we would just take a quick…

Winter Sowing Results Pt. 2 + Garden Update – Week 2 – April 2018

Finally! We finally had two days - count them, TWO - of beautiful weather. I'll admit, I was beginning to lose patience and faith in the fact that I would ever be able to finally transplant my snapdragons and lettuce into the garden - but I got it done! Hooray! Just wanted to quickly check…

An Update on a Sunny Day

Hi Lovelies, Well, today looks like it's going to be one of the last days before the weather turns gross and cold again. It's sunny, it's 60F. For whatever reason, I don't feel like singing songs and wearing shorts yet, though. Anyhow, just wanted to quickly share some captures from the hoophouse and to update…