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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
The Cutting Garden is bursting with color now, so I’m trying to make a “gift” bouquet almost every other day. It’s pretty easy to put together a handful of colorful blooms, and it seems even easier to find someone who … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cut flowers, cutting garden, flower gardens 17 Comments
The days are passing so quickly, and changes in the garden are happening almost faster than can be recorded. The heat and humidity stimulate growth at an accelerated pace. Plants are doubling in size overnight, and flowers come and go … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged bulbs, cutting flowers, flower gardens, Indiana gardening, perennials, plant combinations, potager 7 Comments
First Seed order for the 2021 season!
After much consideration and checking the leftover seeds, an order was placed in timely fashion to receive a nice discount from Geo. The “tried and true” made up the bulk of the order, the usual marigolds (“Hot Pak Orange” and … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged flower gardens, gardening, growing from seed, Indiana gardening 7 Comments
Six on Saturday: June 20
Despite the many negatives of the “isolation period” the positive is that for the first time ever, I am here to see each and every “first bloom” of the season! Usually I’m traveling, attending conferences, speaking at symposiums, going on … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged blue alliums, flower gardens, gardening, Indiana gardening, perennials, rudbeckia, Six on Saturday, sunflowers 13 Comments