Category Archives: cutting garden

Disappointed

The order from Swan Island Dahlias arrived, filling me with heady anticipation.   I’ve been thinking about them for months.  I could already see those gorgeous photos from their glossy catalog transferred into my gardens; bouquets of beautiful blooms were … Continue reading

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Cutting Garden Clean-up

The forecast was for a rainy Monday, with possible thunderstorms, but we were blessed with sunshine the entire day!  Taking advantage of the unexpectedly clear day, the Cutting Garden was next on the list to be cleaned and tidied.  Since … Continue reading

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Today’s Transplanting

Anticipating that the first of the plants will be moved from the basement to the greenhouse soon, I transplanted more flats even though they had to go in awkward places here and there.  With all the “regular” growing space totally … Continue reading

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Dallying with Dahlias

Now that the plan for the vegetable portion of the potager is fairly well in hand, it’s time to focus again on the flowers.  A bit of thought was given to flowers way back in early October, when it was … Continue reading

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First Seed Order!

As the 2018 growing season slides to an end here in central Indiana, (there’s SNOW forecast for tomorrow!) anticipation is already beginning for the 2019 garden!  The first seed order was placed before Oct. 31 in order to qualify for … Continue reading

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Coming back…

  after vacation is always a let-down.  While you were away, the weeds had a field day, inviting all their friends to join them in paths that were neat and tidy before you left!  A big storm that went through … Continue reading

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Let Some Perennials Self-Seed

It’s the Summer Solstice…amazing!  A few days ago it was April, and suddenly it’s mid-June.  Summer already and I’m still planting annuals!  Thank goodness a lot of the flowers in the garden just planted themselves and return year after year … Continue reading

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