Tag: Flowers

Peony Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Vanilla Buttercream- Yummm!

Peony Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Vanilla Buttercream- Yummm!

I’ve done many children’s birthday cakes before, but I love doing cakes for adults because you can typically venture outside the basic chocolate and vanilla flavors. Think lemon raspberry, espresso, carrot, german chocolate, whiskey, red velvet…there are so many yummy choices! This particular cake is […]

It’s Not Too Late to Plant Your Dahlias This Year

It’s Not Too Late to Plant Your Dahlias This Year

After getting the front and back gardens planted full of vegetables, gourds, and melons this year I found myself with a little extra room. I suppose I could fill it with some extra sweet corn….OR maybe a few dahlias?? There’s always a little debate about […]

Beautiful Window Boxes and Pots full of Flowers!

Beautiful Window Boxes and Pots full of Flowers!

I love having an array of potted flowers at our entryway and on the patios. Plants and flowers in your landscape are great, but potted flowers add a pop of color and some greenery and softness to patios and front steps. What’s also great is […]

Books on Flowers & Landscape: Growing, Arranging, & Inspiration

Books on Flowers & Landscape: Growing, Arranging, & Inspiration

  Are there tons of books on flowers and arranging? Of course! Who wouldn’t want to write about something so beautiful. Here are a few of my favorites though if you’re looking for something new to drool over:     Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden- […]

Why I plant flowers…

Why I plant flowers…

On any given day if you ask me if I have anything going on, the list is endless. It feels like I always have about 150 things that I should be doing, or projects that I have in the works. Yet, I still make time […]

Welcome to the Rose Garden

Welcome to the Rose Garden

This little semi-circle of beauty was already here when we arrived at the house. It was wonderful, with it’s stone bench and twisting ivy vines. There is one birdhouse nearby to keep the birds singing and another with a little latch door to store pruners and garden […]