“Why plant flowers?” is a question I hear often. Over the years I have built a long list of reasons for how gardens and yards benefit from having a little flower garden. In fact, I wrote a whole book about it: Vegetables Love Flowers. But today I’m sharing a different reason to grow flowers: it’s
Think you have no space for a cutting garden or it’s to late to plant? Think again. I’m sharing some facts about the home cutting garden. It is smaller than you think at 3’ x 10’ or smaller and depending on where you garden, you can plant a warm-season cutting garden up until mid-summer. This
Somehow each year, the official first warm-season planting season takes me by surprise. I attribute this to my totally involvement with growing cool-season plants. This cool-season group keeps me busy from late winter to spring and then BOOM– it’s time to plant the warm-season plants. The warm-season plants would include squash, beans, tomatoes, and others
We have corn, beans, squash, beets and peas all planted and going strong in the garden. Our tomato ( about 200!!) and cucumber transplants are lined up like soldiers in a marching band just waiting to get their planting orders. Our vegetable patch is turning out to be a whopper this year. It’s going
This week on Lisa Live! I’m sharing the great success I had with my container gardens last season and the steps I followed. The book I mention is Jessica Wallister Container Gardening Complete. Enjoy! Founder of The Gardener’s Workshop and Flower Farming School Online. Author of Vegetables Love Flowers, Cool Flowers, and The Easy Cut-Flower Garden . Connect with Lisa on Facebook and Instagram!
This week on Lisa Live! I’m talking about: The proper time to plant warm-season annuals Steps to take if you want to plant earlier. Why we as flower farmers have to start early. As always I am answering your questions live! Founder of The Gardener’s Workshop and Flower Farming School Online . Author of Vegetables Love Flowers, Cool Flowers, and The Easy