Is your "to be read" pile dwindling? Are you seeking resources that will help you start your very own flower or vegetable garden? In this post, I talk about 7 books that have been a huge help to my cut flower farm (and there's a few fun books on this list, too!).
In this post, I talk about a beautiful native wild rose I found on the new farm we purchased in west central Illinois.
In this post, I'll share the top 5 tools that have been the most useful in my cut flower garden and for gardeners in general.
Do you love dual-purpose plants? Read through this blog post on 5 different herbs you can use with your cut flowers to make your bouquets that much more special!
In this What's That Wildflower post, I talk about a wild version of anemone that I found growing along the roadside in Illinois.
Join us on a botanical journey through the American Southwest! It was amazing to see the difference in plant life just between Bryce, Zion, and Grand Canyon National Parks.
The idea of starting seeds indoors can be daunting, but here I provide the basics about the tools, setup, and process of seed-starting.
Let me preface by saying: Happy Thanksgiving to all! Anybody here ready for 2020 to be over? Much of what this year has taught me is that I can do without a few things and be just fine. Places like Walmart seem to have every option available for any sort of cooking or baking need, … Continue reading What’s that wildflower? Solidago Species
Welcome back, flower lovers! The past week has been not-so-beautiful. I feel like Summer skipped right over Fall and is now turning into dreary Winter. That being said, I'd like to introduce a new blog series, so expect to see monthly "What's That Wildflower?" posts. (I will preface by saying I AM NOT AN EXPERT. … Continue reading New Blog Series: What’s that wildflower?
Let me start off by saying: Wow! This summer has simultaneously flown by and drug on. I had so many goals for the 2020 season. Some of these goals I achieved, while others definitely fell by the wayside. Ray "arranging" some zinnias. The boys liked to "help" in the garage while I arranged flowers... This … Continue reading 2020… It’s Been a Ride