5 Flowers to Sow and Grow Now

Planting season is in full swing here at Floret and at flower farms and gardens across the country.  It always feel like a full-speed sprint to get all of our little baby plants into the field in between...

Plant tulips now for beautiful spring blooms

Tulips are an incredibly diverse family of plants. Some have fringed petals, others have pointed ones, and some are so ruffled and full that they are commonly mistaken for peonies. Some varieties even carry a...

Small space flower farming

Buried in the long list of emails filling up my inbox was a sweet little message I got from an admirer who loved the blog and was inspired to start her own flower farm some day. “I’d love to grow flowers like...

More reasons to love narcissus

Near the top of my to-do list every fall is to tuck in a few more daffodil bulbs into my garden. As one of the first flowers to bloom in abundance each spring, daffodils and narcissus are always a welcome...

Seed starting lessons I learned the hard way

Starting your own seeds can be intimidating for new gardeners, but once you get the hang of it, there’s nothing to fear. One of my goals here on the blog is to provide you with the best information, to help...

More reasons to love narcissus

Near the top of my to-do list every fall is to tuck in a few more daffodil bulbs into my garden. As one of the first flowers to bloom in abundance each spring, daffodils and narcissus are always a welcome sight after many months of gray winter days...

Flower Themed Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re looking for a flower themed gift for that special lady in your life here are my suggestions. First off, who doesn’t love fresh flowers? Flowers from your garden:  Nothing tops a vase full of...

Tips on Taking Better Flower Photos

For today’s post I invited Erin Little, a professional editorial and lifestyle photographer based in Maine to share some flower photography tips along with information about her upcoming creative photography e-course. Chris and I took Erin’s Eyes...

Small space flower farming

Buried in the long list of emails filling up my inbox was a sweet little message I got from an admirer who loved the blog and was inspired to start her own flower farm some day. “I’d love to grow flowers like yours, but I don’t have much land...

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