• Cut Flowers,  Gardens

    The BEST Places to Buy Cut Flower Garden Seeds

    I love growing cut flowers in our backyard and have been growing them for years. We have tested out many different companies and have found the best places to buy cut flower garden seeds. The best places to buy cut flower garden seeds are Johnny’s Seed, Swallowtail Garden Seeds, and Floret Flowers. The seeds that come from the big box stores are nice but if you are looking for more variety and beautiful blooms then you are going to want to order your seeds from Johnny’s, Swallowtail Garden Seeds or Floret Flowers. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will…

  • zinnia seeds and pink zinnias
    Cut Flowers,  Gardens

    STOP!! buying Zinnia Seeds – Saving Zinnia Seeds

    Zinnias are definitely the workhorse in a cutting garden and lucky for us they are also one of the easiest plants to harvest and save seeds from. Today we’re gonna head out in the garden and we are going to harvest some zinnia seeds, that way we don’t have to buy any next year. And like I said Saving Zinnia Seeds is EASY!! https://youtu.be/87YubB4GIiY Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.  Open-Pollinated Vs. Hybrid Before you begin, it’s important to know whether your zinnias are open-pollinated plants or…

  • Daffodils next to a white house
    Cut Flowers,  Gardens

    Planting Daffodils

    Are you wanting to plant daffodils in your backyard? Well, I’m going to show you how easy it is to plant daffodils in your backyard. Planting Daffodil Bulbs is so super easy anybody can do it!! I’m going to share with you the exact process we use to plant hundreds of daffodil bulbs in our backyard each year and get hundreds of daffodils for cut flowers to sell and to just have in our home. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.  The daffodils I am planting today…

  • Cut Flowers,  Gardens

    How to Deadhead Flowers

    Are you growing a garden but not sure when and how to start deadheading flowers? Here are some how-to deadhead flowers, basics for beginners. Deadheading is a gardening chore that must be done regularly throughout the growing season. Deadheading is nothing more than the removal of dead or spent flowers from living plants. It’s good for your plants and means more flowers for you. What is Deadheading Flowers? Deadheading flowers means removing old growth and seed heads to encourage healthy new growth and more blooms. Benefits of Deadheading There are four main reasons to include deadheading as part of your routine garden maintenance: Makes the plants look neater: Dying flowers…

  • Garden bed over run with weeds
    Cut Flowers,  Gardens,  Veggie Garden

    How to Create a New Garden Bed

    Did you know fall is the perfect time to prepare a new growing area for the following year? It’s true! A little forethought and cleverness can save you hours, days, and weeks of backbreaking work in the future. Today, I’m going to show you how to create a new garden bed from either an utterly barren, unproductive area of our yard or a garden bed run over with weeds. Step One: Cover the Ground to Kill the Weeds & Grass If you want to plant a garden next year, RIGHT NOW is the time to start preparing that area! We avoid tilling as much as possible. While there is a…

  • How and When to Cut Peonies
    Cut Flowers,  Gardens,  Peonies

    Everything Peonies

    Everything you need to know to grow these beautiful flowers right in your backyard!! How to Grow Peonies Read More How and When to Cut Peonies Read More Peonies on the Flower Farm Read More Plan Your Garden with the Garden Planner & Journal Everything you need to plan your garden, stay organized, and reflect on the growing season! Learn More!

  • Year of the Sunflower
    Cut Flowers,  Gardens

    Everything Sunflowers

    If you don’t grow sunflowers you are missing out.  These beautiful blooms say summer and can’t be missed in a backyard garden.  Here is everything you need to know to grow the most beautiful Sunflowers.  How to Grow Sunflowers Read More Growing Sunflowers in Containers Read More 2021 Year of the Sunflower Read More Choosing the Best Sunflowers Read More DIY Sunflower House Read More 6 Tips for Growing Sunflowers Read More Grow Beautiful Flowers Our beginner gardening course for anyone who wants to grow beautiful flowers in their backyard and fill all of the vases in their home. Learn More!

  • Cut Flowers,  Gardens,  Peonies

    Peonies on the Flower Farm

    Peonies those beautiful fluffy flowers that last for weeks in a vase.  Ahhh some of the most desirable when it comes to spring bouquets and desired by florists.  So as a flower farmer you of course want them (I know I want hundreds of them)… which is amazing but there are a couple of things you should know when it comes to Peonies on the Flower Farm because I know you want to be profitable and successful.  So here are a few things to consider when planting peonies on the flower farm!! Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will…

  • Cut Flowers,  Gardens,  Peonies

    How and When to Cut Peonies

    Peonies!!! One of the first flowers I think of when I think of spring. Growing peonies can be such a joy. Their large, billowy blooms and sometimes hundreds of petals and colors make them a beauty for any garden or bouquet.  And as a cut flower, they can last over a week in the vase, many also carry a sweet and subtle scent. Knowing When to Cut Peonies definitely requires some prep and basic knowledge for the best results. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.  How to…

  • How to Grow Peonies
    Cut Flowers,  Gardens,  Peonies

    How to Grow Peonies

    Growing peonies can be such a joy. Few flowers can contend with the beauty of peonies – their large, billowy blooms, some with hundreds of petals, and colors ranging from whites to pinks to purples to burgundies to corals to yellows. As a cut flower, they can last over a week in the vase, many also carry a sweet and subtle scent. A well-tended peony garden can thrive for 50 years or longer, gifting the fruits of your labor to future generations of flower lovers. Learn How to Grow Peonies…. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission…