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Summer Flowers

Recently I visited a newish plant nursery in Phoenix, named Dig It (it’s on 16th Street just north of Thomas Blvd). There, I succumbed to the lure of summer flowers. 114 more words

5 Container Favorites

I don’t talk about annuals much, preferring to invest in perennials and shrubs. But I do a bit of container planting each year to keep the color going. 408 more words


Gomphrena update

Only 2 Gomphrena seeds germinated after waiting 14 days. Transferred the seedlings to larger containers but both do not look healthy so I started another batch of 15 seeds this morning.

Seed Starting

Starting Seeds (Asters, Cynoglossum, Gomphrena)

Started 8 ‘Valkyrie Mix’ Asters today.  These should germinate in the next 14 days.

Started 12 ‘Chinese Forget-me-not’ Cynoglossum seeds today. Covered the container, since these germinate in the dark. 17 more words

Seed Starting

Bouquet #4

Red and yellow are two of my favorite colors to combine. This bouquet features dahlias from FiveFork Farms in Upton, MA. These I picked up on my way home from Boston at the… 215 more words

Blue Ribbons

A check came in the mail last week from the Woodstock Agricultural Society for $10.00! Exciting to hold my first ever fair winnings – a result of entering two bouquets into the Woodstock Fair that received blue ribbons. 90 more words