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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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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]