cutting garden

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    The Secret to Fresh Cut Flowers

    As summer sets in, gardeners start to think about cutting stems from our beds and borders to bring inside. Everyone loves to see a gorgeous vase of blooms sitting on…

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    Vintage Wall Pockets Full of Flowers

    Today we have some fun photos from Kathy Schreurs in Sheldon, Iowa. I’m going to submit some photos taken last summer. They are not your typical GPOD, although every flower…

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    Garden Bouquets from San Diego

    Today we’re off to San Diego to visit with Catherine Dickerson. One of the things I love about growing lots of flowers is the abundance of bouquets that come from…

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    Visiting a Flower Farm

    Today we’re off to Boonsboro, Maryland, to visit a beautiful flower and herb farm! It is called Native Mountain Farm, and you can see more of it by following the…

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    Creating a Cut-Flower Garden for Fun and Profit

    Are you looking for a way to enjoy your garden, have plenty of flowers to share with friends and family, and maybe even earn a little spending money too? A…

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    Tips for Creating, Maintaining, and Using a Cutting Garden

    It’s the age-old conundrum most gardeners face: To cut, or not to cut? Every year that my peonies burst into bloom, I have an internal battle about whether I should…

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    Southern California Picks for a Drought-Tolerant Cutting Garden

    I love traditional plants for a cutting garden such as roses, lilies (Lilium spp. and cvs., Zones 3–9), hydrangeas (Hydrangea spp. and cvs., Zones 4–9), and Peruvian lilies (Alstroemeria spp.…

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    Native Flowers for a Mid-Atlantic Cutting Garden

    Who says only annuals can make up a cut flower garden? By now gardeners know that native perennials are sustainable pollinator attractors and are necessary to support wildlife. In addition…

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    Tips for the Best Northern California Cutting Garden

    Do you love creating your very own home-grown, colorful floral arrangements, but are you constantly plundering your perennial beds for the perfect blooms? An annual cutting garden, designed and dedicated…

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    Fourth of July Cutting Garden

    The following plants were used in our Fourth of July bouquet video, but many plants can be grown and used for a Fourth of July cutting garden. If you want…