Floral Display

Tips and Tricks for Planting Containers

Inspired by Helen Weis, Unique by Design out of Edmond, Oklahoma The goal for every homeowner or business owner who had ceramic pots to fill each year is to be successful. We want lush, full pots that stand out as a center piece or draw people to our front entry. Grimm’s Gardens wants
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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 M
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Mum’s the Word

Fall is such a lovely time of year! I love watching the birds look for berries, the wind blowing red, yellow, and orange leaves across the drive. I even enjoy raking leaves. The rich earthy hues that the world takes on are so wonderful. I like watching the sway of grasses in the wind,
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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
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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
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Autumn Color with Annual Planters

Autumn Color with Annual Planters Aster ‘Wood’s Purple’The first thing I think about is the plants. There may be some summer flowering annuals or perennials (I often use perennials in pots) that will still bloom or look good through autumn. Some examples that can be
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Garden Diversity-Cottage Gardens

Garden Diversity-Cottage Gardens “I want more color.” Most of my customers want more color, and they want it to bloom all the time. The problem with many of our landscapes now is the “cookie cutter” design. I can pick out most designers’ landscapes just by the plant selection. Shrub r
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