Have you ever seen a true wildflower meadow? It is an amazing experience. Here, in the heart of California, spring is an amazing time. Just nearby, we have an amazing state park that boasts absolutely beautiful wildflower Meadows. There is nothing like coming over hill to the view beautiful flowers sprinkled throughout the landscape. Planting a wildflower Garden or Meadow it’s easier than you think. Wildflower seeds develop over … Read the rest
Ok, so you have purchased your dahlia tubers and they are sitting on your table, screaming to be planted in the garden. What is the best technique to plant your dahlias? How can you make sure they grow and provide the optimal dahlia blooms? Here is a quick guide to success with dahlias.
Buying the Right Dahlia Tubers to Grow
Cheap dahlia tubers produce poor results. I cannot emphasize … Read the rest
There is nothing that brings in Spring like a mass of beautiful tulips growing in your garden. But How do you plant tulips? Are there techniques to. make sure they thrive, bloom and return? Here is a quick Planting Tulips Guide for any gardener, with some tips and tricks.
How to Grow Tulips 101
Before you plant your tulips
Growing tulips is not super difficult, but there are a few … Read the rest
Last year was the first year we grew dahlias from seed and I am hooked! This method of dahlia propagation is simple, and creates a great surprise in spring as the dahlia seed turn into amazing flowers. Why? Dahlia seeds are not true to the mother plant, so every seed is a new and unique variation. You never know what kind you will get! The only way … Read the rest
Ah, the beautiful Snapdragon. We have grown them for a few seasons, and have learned a thing or two on how to produce this beautiful, constant blooming flower. We will outline how to grow Snapdragons through a tried and true method. First off, for best success, you have to start them indoors. So find a nice south facing window, or get a grow light and heat mat to get … Read the rest