Posts tagged cut flowers

December 5, 2013

 

false sunflower

False Sunflowers

Commonly called false sunflowers, all heliopsis plants are North American wildflowers, and they make excellent cut flowers.

May 23, 2013

 

dill

Fillers Supplement Flowers In A Bouquet

At certain times of the year we just don’t have quite enough flowers. This is when "filler" is really important.

December 29, 2011

 

Degas painting

Container Shapes: It’s All About Proportion

Flowers and containers should always complement each other.

November 17, 2011

 

Creating A Thanksgiving Centerpiece With Texture

The majority of items for your table centerpiece can be scrounged from the garden and yard.

August 18, 2011

 

marigolds

Good Old Marigolds

Like chrysanthemums, marigolds are such serviceable flowers, and as one becomes a seasoned gardener “serviceable” becomes a most welcome descriptor.

May 12, 2011

 

conditioning stems

Conditioning Stems: Preparing Cut Flowers For The Vase

Whether you pick flowers from your garden or buy them, all cut flowers benefit from being conditioned before they are arranged.

May 6, 2010

 

tulips in vase

Reviving a Tulip

Tulips are one of our most popular spring flowering bulbs. Colette wrote about how to revive a cut tulip that is drooping.

February 25, 2010

 

A single, orange flower in a red vase.

Prolonging Life for Cut Flowers

Our winter homes are not ideal environments for cut flowers to flourish in. Fortunately, there are still ways to make sure they have a long life

September 24, 2009

 

Colorful, cut flowers.

How To Cut Flowers

Some flower gardeners have designated cutting gardens, but most of us just snip judiciously from all areas of our yard.

February 19, 2006

 

a group of bouquets of yellow cut roses.

Conditioning Cut Flowers: Making Them Last Longer

Make sure you follow certain steps so that your cut flowers last in your home until the end of winter.

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