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
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
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
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
Belt or Apron: What Type of Gardener is the Recipient?
There are several types of gardeners out there in the world, and here is a quick guide to highlight their characteristics:
Are you a garden tool belt type, or the garden apron type? In this quick gardening post, we will give you some quick guidelines on how to choose the right piece of gardening apparel to meet … Read the rest