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More Blooms in the Flower Garden

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Just when I thought the cut flower blooms were dwindling, the Dahlias go and throw in a few more surprises. After harvesting a pretty bouquet a couple of weeks ago, I figured we were creeping toward time to mow and till what’s left of this year’s crazy garden experiment. A few surprise blooms are keeping the magic alive though. I’m …

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Another Kitchen Bouquet

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One of my bigger ambitions for the farm when we purchased it was to really dive deep into creating a massive cut flower garden. Despite the chaos that is now the garden, I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the handful of blooms that continue to pop up. This week, I took a bit of a mental break from another day of …

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New Blooms

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Pay no attention to the massive amounts of grass in the garden. It’s…still out of hand. If you can manage to do that, you’ll see some seriously stunning blooms creeping in. The pretty colors are amazing. The appearance of these happy little flowers is just awesome. When I had all but given up on the cut flower side of the …

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Blooms for Days

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I posted a few days ago about the pops of Zinnias in the cut flower garden. Join me, today, in celebrating the continued explosion of color all around! The Zinnias are continuing to get bigger and brighter. The fun summery colors are stealing the show in the garden. Then there is the random…daisy? Coneflower? Something is growing near the peppers. …

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Cut Flowers Are Finally Blooming

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I’ve been counting the days for this. The cut flowers planted at the East edge of the garden are finally blooming. First, the Zinnias. And, now, we even have a Dahlia opening up. I am completely in the love with the colors and overwhelmingly excited to finally see blooms. The punch of color is absolutely lovely against all of the …

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Peonies in Bloom

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The farm has been exploding with blooms left behind by the previous owners. Lois’ Irises are everywhere. We saw their hearty green leaves pop out of the ground early on and eagerly awaited their beautiful colors. The peonies, on the other hand, were completely unexpected. When they listed the farm in the Fall, Lois and David did a spectacular job …