Posts made in May, 2013

Sweet Peas

Posted on May 17, 2013

We are experimenting with various flowers this year, to help us determine recommendations for the best to grow in a cutting garden.  I think that you will agree, that Sweet Peas steal the show.  The picture below shows the plants themselves in our garden — we planted SIX seeds! — in a vase, and up close. They have been blooming like this for about a month now, and we fully anticipate another month of being able to step outside and cut a bouquet for ourselves or to give away.  Once cut, they must be immediately placed in water, so take your vase outside with you.  And sadly, their sweet, sweet fragrance and the flowers themselves only last a few days.  Even...

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