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Six on Saturday: The planting has begun!
There really wasn’t a choice. The basement space is packed; the greenhouse is packed and yet there are hundreds of seedlings down there still needing their own personal pot! So, as soon as the weather cooperated in the least bit … Continue reading
Yielding to Temptation
Winter days are too long. The internet makes too many things possible. Gardeners show too many gorgeous photos. I have too little self-restraint. Thus, some additional dahlias are heading my way! But, as justification for the photo above, my mother’s … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cut flowers, cutting garden, dahlias, flower farm, impulse shopping, Indiana gardening 14 Comments
Getting a little seedy down there!
It’s mid-February, so the seeding has increased in pace here in Zone 5b, central Indiana. At least, it feels like 5b at 16 degrees F this morning with a thin layer of snow on the ground. We dodged the latest … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cutting garden, flower farm, growing from seed, growing in crates, Indiana gardening, lisianthus, Potager 8 Comments
And now the Flower Half!
As, mentioned in the potager food post, for 2022 half the potager is being planted in cutting flowers for the “Growing Kindness” give-away bouquet project. I’m so excited, because it means trying some new crops, experimenting to get the timing … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cutting flowers, cutting garden, flower farm, flower gardens, garden planning, gardens, Indiana gardening 8 Comments
Do you see what I see?
Yes! The first seedlings for the 2022 season are emerging! If you’ve never grown lisianthus from seed, it’s not for the impatient or the feint of heart. Last year was my first time, and I’ve never grown anything so darn … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cutting garden, flower farm, Indiana gardening, lisianthus, seedlings, soil blocks 8 Comments
The monster Geo Order!
There is always a fall order of seeds from Geo, but it hasn’t been this large since I closed the herb farm. However, with all the new plans for next year’s “Growing Kindness Project” bouquets I decided to indulge. There … Continue reading
Posted in cutting garden, seeds, Uncategorized Tagged cut flowers, flower farm, Geo Seeds, Indiana gardening 9 Comments
And yet more bulbs!
So, have I mentioned that next year I’m delving much heavier into flowers? Lately I’ve been doing a lot of thinking (always a trouble-maker!) and I’ve come to a few conclusions: 1) I’m getting bored growing vegetables and my larders … Continue reading
Posted in bulbs, cutting garden, October, spring bulbs, tulips, Uncategorized Tagged Brent & Becky's Bulbs, cut flowers, flower farm, gladiola, Indiana gardening, spring bulbs 6 Comments
Spring Bulbs: Part 2 Daffodils
Daffodil season has to be one of my very favorite times of the year. Anticipating the first crocus is exciting, but they are a bit short for a bouquet. However, when the daffodils begin bursting into flower it’s time to … Continue reading
Posted in bulbs, cutting garden, spring bulbs, Uncategorized Tagged daffodils, flower farm, Indiana gardening, narcissi, spring bulbs 14 Comments
From the Cutting Garden: Aug 5
Last week we invited guests for dinner, which called for a low floral arrangement that’s easy to talk across. I’d been thinking of experimenting with a couple of new “ingredients” so this was a great opportunity for some testing. None … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cut flowers, flower farm, Indiana gardening, lisianthus, sumac 9 Comments
From the Cutting Garden
The Cutting Garden has been a source of joy since spring, and continues to bring new surprises on a weekly basis. The abundance right now is amazing, so I thought you might enjoy seeing what’s in the cutting buckets this … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cutting garden, everlastings, flower farm, flowers, growing flowers, Indiana gardening, lisianthus 7 Comments