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 […]
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, the […]
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 […]
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; […]