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Tag Archives: sweet peas
Top Ten Performers: #8 Sweet Peas
I wish I could grow luscious sweet peas (Lathyrus odoratus) with 10″ or more stems and huge flowers like they do in the Pacific Northwest or in high tunnels in cooler climates. I can’t (or at least I haven’t yet!) … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cutting flowers, flower farm, Indiana gardening, seed starting, sweet peas 6 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
The so, so sweet peas!
The blooming of the sweet peas has been much anticipated, ever since the success of the crop for my first time last year and even more so after placing the order for “Henry Eckford” ORANGE sweet peas. I’ve worried that … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged fragrant flowers, Indiana gardening, sweet peas 8 Comments
Feeling the change
The air feels different. Mornings begin as misty, impressionist paintings with a layer of fog over the neighboring cornfield, and the sun seems to be in no hurry to make an appearance. But slowly, it emerges bringing intense heat and … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged butternut squash, changing seasons, daylilies, Indiana gardening, kitchen gardens, potager, sunflowers, sweet peas 5 Comments
Six on Saturday-Jan 20
It’s been bitter cold for weeks, but suddenly the snow is melting and slosh turning to mud is the outlook for the weekend. All this “stuck indoors time” has given me the opportunity to consider improvements and skills for the … Continue reading