Plant of the Week: Hydrangea ‘Vanilla Strawberry’

Plant of the Week: Hydrangea ‘Vanilla Strawberry’

Hydrangea ‘Vanilla Strawberry is this week’s Plant of the Week. In our gardens and those of our customers’, there has not been a better blooming hydrangea. Hydrangea paniculata, aka the Panicled Hydrangea, is native to Southeast Asia. However, it has been cultivated and grown here in the United States since the 1860’s. We use a […]

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Cut Flower Gardening

Cut Flower Gardening

Part of the joy of growing flowers at home is cutting and displaying those flowers in your home.  With proper planning, you can have flowers available for cutting from early spring until killing frosts arrive in autumn.  A wide range of suitable plants are available.   Location Most gardeners will incorporate cutting type cultivars into […]

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How to Cut Garden Flowers for Floral Arrangements: Fall Floral Design

How to Cut Garden Flowers for Floral Arrangements: Fall Floral Design

Ever wonder how to use your landscape to create beautiful floral designs?  Follow the step by step guide in this second edition of How to Cut Garden Flowers for Floral Arrangements. (See first edition here) Materials: Vase Scissors Permission to cut plants in the landscape Water 6 or 7 stems of Miscanthus (Maidenhair) Grass 1 […]

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Plant Bulbs in Fall for Spring Color!

Plant Bulbs in Fall for Spring Color!

Fall is the Time to Plant Spring Flowering Bulbs!   Even as leaves begin to change color and our fall perennials are blooming best, we have to think about next year’s spring color. Spring flowering bulbs really gear me up for my late spring and summer gardening. They show me that even in early spring; […]

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How to Cut Garden Flowers For Floral Arrangements: Country Floral Design

I absolutely love cut flowers.  I look forward to bringing in a new bouquet into my house every chance I get.  If you want to bring some of your landscape flowers indoors but don’t know how to, you are in the right place. (Click to our second edition of Floral Design) Materials: 1 Quart Mason […]

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