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Tag Archives: ranunculus
And February just flew by!
I intended to do a February monthly review in a timely fashion, but here it is March 9th already! It’s always perplexed me how a month that’s only two days shorter than most of the others SEEMS so very much … Continue reading
Posted in monthly review, Spring Tagged amaryllis, February, Indiana gardening, monthly review, ranunculus, spring growing 4 Comments
Six on Saturday: Feb 25
Today I am counting my blessings. Many others in Zone 5 are under a heavy blanket of snow, dealing with ice and power outages, and other weather-related problems. We have a lovely, although chilly but sunny day. With tea and … Continue reading
Posted in Spring Tagged early seedlings, Indiana gardening, ranunculus, Six on Saturday, spring bulbs, Zone 5 gardening 2 Comments
Belated Valentine’s Greetings!
Hope that on Valentine’s Day you had some sweetness of one kind or another, or of many kinds! I have enjoyed my many amaryllis bulbs coming into flower over the past weeks, but these bright orange “Nanjara” really outdid themselves … Continue reading
Corm Comparison: Ranunculus
It’s time here in Zone 5 to pre-sprout the ranunculus corms. The first batch was soaked and planted in a flat, placed in the dark corner of the basement where it’s cool and will be ignored for at least a … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cut flowers, flower farm, Indiana gardening, ranunculus 6 Comments
“Cool Flowers,” Cold temps & “Hardening Off” !
If you are interested in growing cut flowers or having a flower farm, you’ve probably heard about Lisa Mason Ziegler’s book “Cool Flowers” in which she discuses those hardy, cold tolerant annual flowers that can sometimes (in some zones) be … Continue reading
Posted in cutting garden, flower farm Tagged cutting garden, extra early crops, flower farm, hardening off, Indiana gardening, ranunculus 5 Comments
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