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Garden Obelisk or Tuteur

The Garden Obelisk Project Part I: What is an Obelisk?

History of the Garden Tuteur or Obelisk

I’ve wanted to build a Garden Obelisk, or Garden Tuteur, for quite a while, and finally had come weekend time to make draw up some simple plans for the garden decoration, and get it done. Before I get to the project, here is some background.

What is an Obelisk?

An obelisk is a tall, 4-sided monument that originated in ancient Egypt. It rises from the ground and tapers … Read the rest

Growing Tulips - planting guide

How to Plant Tulips: Planting Bulbs for Success

Tulips: How to Plant Guide

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

Best unique gift list for gardners

2021: Gardening Gift Guide – 8 Great Gifts

Unique Gifts for Gardeners They Will Love

We started our Celtic Farm Gardening Gift Store because the “gifts for gardeners” selection online was limited, of low quality and similar across sites. In running our small flower farm, we needed quality tools, quality garden apparel, and quality options for spreading our love of gardening…essentially, a great set of stuff for us, and gardening gifts to spread the love.

As we expand our offerings, and take feedback … Read the rest

January Winter Garden Checklist

What To Do In The Garden In January

A January Garden Checklist

Looking for a Garden Checklist for January? We are now just two months from Spring, and right now the ground maybe frozen, with snow falling and crisp winter winds blowing through our patch, but the promise of warm growing weather is on the horizon. Here is a “What to do in the Garden in January” list to help guide your time.

  • Take care of your birds in winter, and they will
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Garden Journal and Diary

The Garden Journal: A Diary for a Better Garden

Garden Journaling to Reproduce Success

Being organized in our gardens and on the flower farm is a constant challenge, and over the past few years I have started a new habit with a new tool: The Garden Journal. Taking notes, drawing bed layouts, creative sessions and the like have helped create new landscapes and areas on our property, and have also resulted in some beautiful new additions and varieties. Think of it as your … Read the rest

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