I stumbled into learning about cool-season hardy annual flowers a couple of decades ago. My interest had been sparked by flower farming and I wanted to jump in with both feet, but we were heading into winter, what now? While I knew practically nothing about farming at this point, I did know this: I
There is no better group of flower seeds to try your hand at sowing in the garden than those cool-season hardy annuals that we call Cool Flowers . Many of them are really easy to get started when planted outdoors into the cool and moist conditions of fall. First, not all seeds like to be
If you want weed-free seedbeds for next spring—you better hop to it now. A little work today will save much work come spring. Fall sown hardy annual seeds are some of the easiest and most rewards spring flowers to grow if you prevent the weeds! The Weed Seed Situation Garden soil has millions of weed
Who are these flowers? The cool-season hardy annuals that light spring on fire and are some of my favorites. I’m talking about some of the better known flowers like bachelor buttons, poppies, and larkspur along with some unknowns like bupleurum and the famous but what seems unattainable bells of Ireland. What is a self sower?
Birthing baby plants. Small blocks with seeds just cracking open. Are you wondering about how to start seeds? This tutorial will walk you through the steps and if you want more instruction check out my Seed Starting Made Easy online course. 10 Easy Steps to Soil Blocking 1. It’s all in the soil. Use our
Succession planting can change your gardening life– don’t know about succession planting? I share in this Lisa Live! what it is and how I apply it to my garden. Succession planting is the key to the long haul easier care garden. Resource links to things I mention in this video: The big picture gardening resource,