This will be my second year year growing heirloom mums. The first year I had six varieties. This year I added 12 more new varieties to the garden, and fell in love with mums even more. These aren’t your typical store bought mums.

Autumn’s Bounty

With the end of October comes one of my favorites flowers — the heirloom chrysanthemums.  Just as all the other flowers are dying back, these beauties come on the scene filling the garden with color with their funky shapes and sizes.  I have been collecting brass (I have thrifted) and brown glass bottles this season

Heirloom Mums: Back in Style

After reading about heirloom mums on Floret Flowers and Love -n- Fresh Flowers blogs in 2013, I was excited to try these beautiful flowers in the garden.   Unfortunately in 2014, there was a catastrophic failure with the mums at King’s Mums and I had to put it on hold for a year.  Under new ownership

An Autumn Flower Crown

It is so fun to design flower crowns through the different seasons.  This crown was made for a high school senior, Hannah, who was having her senior photos taken by You Make Me Shutter Photography this past Halloween.  Almost all of the flowers came from the garden, mainly consisting of heirloom mums which are in

A Whimsical Fiesta Birthday Party

For my daughter’s 21st birthday we pinned and planned a fiesta-themed party.  The weather had finally cooled down some and we were excited to have a party outside in the garden.  We planned an eating area, as well as a fire pit section for later in the evening. The invitations set the tone with an