Gardening and Flower Farming Blog
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The Best 5 Father’s Day Gardening Gifts

Gifts for the gardening dad

As Father’s Day approaches, we will look for that special unique gift that’ll make that’s smile and show them how much we love and appreciate him. If dad is a gardener is a lot of poor-quality gifts that speckle the online gift world.  Finding that perfect gift for dad can be a challenge. Here at Celtic Farm, we has many fathers within the ranks of our extended family many which … Read the rest

Cutting Peony Flowers

Peonies: When to Pick and How To Preserve

The Peony Flower Guide

A common question we get all the time is: What is the best time to pick my peonies and how do I make them last? Peony flowers are typically one of the first bloomers here on our farm. Their little red beaks poke through the soil, turn into red shoots, green bushes, balled tips and then gorgeous flowers. But they come at a quick rush, and we have built some techniques … Read the rest

garden tool set

The Garden Tool Set

How to choose the right gardening gift set

It can be confusing…choosing the right set of gardening tools for your self or as a gift. Garden tool sets are aplenty on the internet, and it is ridden with cheap tools, plastic and ones that will rust in a matter of days. So here is a quick guide on choosing the best garden tool set, and making sure you get what you need for those … Read the rest

planting dahlia tubers

Planting Dahlias

How to plant dahlia tubers/bulbs

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

Checklist for the spring garden

March Garden Checklist

What to do in the Spring Garden

It’s my favorite time of the year. Longer days, Blooming flowers. Growing weeds ( 🙁 ). Man, I just despise weeds. Yesterday was an amazing day out in the fields and in our gardens. The lavender field is coming along, and new green tip growth is promising for the lovely Provence look. Tulips, hyacinth and other bulbs are in bloom, but wow, there is so much to do. … Read the rest

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