Spring Planted Bulbs for Summer Cut Flowers Dahlias Credit: Thomas Wolter from Pixabay Spring planted bulbs produce some very nice summer blooming cutting flowers. Some are actually tubers, corms, or rhizomes but they’re sold bare root in packages along with regular bulbs. With bulbs, always let the foliage of bulbs …

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Deer Resistant Cutting Flowers These gorgeous peony flowers are disliked by deer Credit: Estera Nicoi via Unsplash Be sure to read my post: How to Have a Flower Garden When You Live With Deer It gives advice on how to protect your flower gardens. And it describes how deer behavior …

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How to Have a Flower Garden When You Live With Deer How to have a flower garden when you live with deer Why there are so many deer Deer are becoming more present in our home landscapes and they’re eating our plants. More and more of us are moving into …

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How to Dry a Stunning Lavender Bouquet Freshly harvested lavender drying upright in its vase A bouquet of dried lavender in a vase makes an elegant display for summer and through the winter. But how do you dry it to get the prettiest display? It’s actually super easy. There are …

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Transplanting Established Perennial Flowers-or-How to Pack Up a Garden and Move Ready to dig up raspberry plant Sometimes we have to move. Ideally we garden as though we’ll be in a place forever. But it doesn’t always work out that way. And if your garden is full of beautiful flowering …

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Starting My Seeds, Starting a New Garden On March 27 I started sowing my flower seeds. Some are annuals but most are perennials. I also included four different chile peppers. It’s a little late to start the chiles, but I’ll get a late season harvest with them so I can …

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