Summer is already flying by and the full bounty of flowers is starting. Late summer brings zinnias, celosia, cosmos, and the beginning of dahlias in the flower farm. Its the perfect time to do a fun sampler of all the garden has to offer. I got to do that this weekend for a ladies event […]
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Are you a florist in Charlotte or the surrounding area? Do you have a design style that calls for lots of unique blooms or flowers that may be too fragile to ship commercially? Do you want to do styled shoots using seasonal blooms that are at their peak of perfection? Do you want to incorporate […]
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This is my fourth year growing heirloom mums, and each year it gets more addicting. With the exception of roses and dahlias, it is hard to find another flower that comes in more shapes and colors and styles then heirloom mums. Bluestone Perennials says it well on their website, “Chrysanthemum are Queen of the Fall […]
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I am so excited about all the flowers I will be growing this spring. I will have many old favorites returning, as well as adding many new-to-me and more unique bulbs. The easiest way to see them all is to visit my Pinterest board.
Comments Off on Florist’s Garden Series: March 2017 in the Garden
The first thing to bloom in the garden this year were the Hellebores. This was my first year growing them and arrival was so exciting, finally something blooming in the garden again. Our peach trees also bloomed early this year. Scattering their pink petals all over the ground like pink snow. Next up are the […]