Planting Crocus for the First Time – Gardening for Beginners Growing Flowers Cut Flower Farm

Planting Crocus for the First Time – Gardening for Beginners Growing Flowers Cut Flower Farm

This season, I'm growing crocus for the first time. Admittedly, I've always wanted to plant these bulbs, but I've just never had any extra money laying around when the time to buy bulbs came. However, I was able to get some - thanks to the wonderful people who watch my videos over on YouTube! It [...]

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Planting Anemone Blanda Corms – Cut Flower Farm Growing Flowers Gardening for Beginners

Planting Anemone Blanda Corms – Cut Flower Farm Growing Flowers Gardening for Beginners

Anemone blanda, also known as windflower, is a relatively new addition to my garden. Like anemone coronaria that is grown for cut flowers, these anemones are quite cold tolerant. In fact, many packages list these corms as hardy down to as low as zone 5. That means, in my garden, I'll be attempting to grow [...]

Planting Anemone Coronaria in Zone 6/7 – Cut Flower Farm Gardening for Beginners

Planting Anemone Coronaria in Zone 6/7 – Cut Flower Farm Gardening for Beginners

Much like ranunculus, I can't help but feel like anemone coronaria is yet another flower that can lead to quite the frustration for home gardeners and amateur flower farmers. The first time I planted anemones was a complete failure. I planted in the spring, and I'm fairly certain that the bulbs just sat there and [...]

Plants for an Abundant Fall Vegetable Garden Harvest – How to Plant a Fall Garden – Gardening for Beginners Growing Organic Food at Home

Fall has long been one of my favorite seasons. While I do love the heat and excitement of the summer, it is nice to slow down and relax when the temperatures begin to cool off. This sentiment also applies to the happenings in the garden, as well. Late summer and fall is the perfect time [...]

Growing Sweet William Dianthus from Seed – Growing Flowers from Seed Series

Growing Sweet William Dianthus from Seed – Growing Flowers from Seed Series

Before I started gardening, it was safe to assume that I wasn't able to recognize very many different types of plants. In fact, it was very seldom that "pre-gardening me" would have even noticed a pretty flower blooming next to me. One exception to this, however, occurred when I happened upon an insanely large planting [...]

June Garden Update – Cut Flower Garden and Vegetable Gardening for Beginners – Growing Flowers from Seed

June Garden Update – Cut Flower Garden and Vegetable Gardening for Beginners – Growing Flowers from Seed

I know I say it every single time that I write one of these, but I seriously can't believe how much everything has grown since the last time I posted! Let's take a quick look around, shall we? Here's a look at the entire garden. I took the time to pull out a lot of [...]

Cut Flower Garden Jar Arrangement – Snapdragons and Pansies – Growing Flowers from Seed

Cut Flower Garden Jar Arrangement – Snapdragons and Pansies – Growing Flowers from Seed

What's that?!?! Are those SNAPDRAGONS?!?! If you've been around the blog for awhile, you'll know that I'm absolutely terrible at growing snapdragons. I've tried several times, but something always go wrong. Not this year! I grew actual snapdragons - look, there's even photographic evidence! This variety isn't one of those fancier hybrids, but rather came [...]