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May 30, 2019

 

Wedding Bouquets

June is the month for weddings!

April 25, 2019

 

Planting And Division

Digging up the root ball of an established plant completely and cutting it into sections actually benefits the plant.

April 18, 2019

 

Stem Cuttings

Starting plants from existing ones is fun as well as economical.

August 25, 2016

 

Opal basil looks great in a bouquet!

Contributing Partners For Flower Arrangements

A well-appointed garden needs not only flowers but also decorative foliage that is concurrently available to combine with the garden flowers in a vase.

July 28, 2016

 

Queen Anne's lace in a wildflower bouquet.

More Conditioning

Stems with multiple flower heads or flat flower umbels always need the boiling water treatment .

July 21, 2016

 

Orchid in a heart-shaped vase.

Tips For Cut Flowers

Always keep cut flowers away from hot air vents and drafts.

July 14, 2016

 

Looks like this blooms didn’t get its needs met!

Special Needs

Remember: split or crush woody stems and sear milky stems.

April 30, 2015

 

"For years I have religiously cut a rose’s stem above a set of five leaves, but now I discover, unnecessarily so!" -Moya

Misleading Myths

As well as wonderful quotations, C. L. Fornari's handy book contains a lot of useful advice.

September 24, 2009

 

How To Cut Flowers

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

October 23, 2008

 

Zapping Bindweed

Having trouble with bindweed taking over your gardens? Moya explains the best way to get rid of them, on this Focus on Flowers.

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