Our first shipments of garden accessories have arrived! And there are some very nice things. Judy has her dibs on the giant green frog. Soni kinda likes the horses. There are now angels among us! St Francis is nearly 30 inches tall and soooo nice! We have big frogs and little frogs. Vases and teaContinue reading “Sneak Peak”
It may be white and snowy out there, but spring is right around the corner! Growing up the in the florist industry, I was conditioned that as soon as the last Valentine’s arrangement went out the door, we switched gears and started thinking about seeding peppers, planting up geraniums, taking cuttings, making sure the furnacesContinue reading “It’s coming!”
Well, the calendar says it is spring. And the last ten days felt like spring. Today, not so much. And have you seen the forecast?!? I heard a nasty rumor of 4-8 inches of snow by Wednesday. But don’t tell the geraniums! They are doing their level best to grow and thrive. See those tinyContinue reading “It’s Officially Spring!”
What a difference a week makes in the greenhouse! While the first week in March was so frustrating, mostly due to the weather, the second week felt much more bright and cheery. 🙂 And all the little miracles keep popping up. Remember what these looked like a week ago? Last week I also worried aboutContinue reading “Things are looking up! But don’t get too excited.”
Finally! I’ve been waiting for evidence of life below the oh-so-cold mulch. Today the daffodils burst forth in sun-shiny joy! Just in time for Mother’s Day! Speaking of which, don’t forget our Open House Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 each day. We are offering 10% off on all hanging baskets, as long asContinue reading “Sunny Daffodils”
Saturday was our annual Planter Play Day for Kids. These little ones take their planting very seriously! They get to pick out their favorite flower, dig in the dirt, and have mac & cheese and hot dogs! What more can you ask for? A little help from Mom. We have been watching some of theseContinue reading “Planter Play Day for Kids”
Woo-hoo! It’s almost here! In 6 more days The Flower House Garden Center officially opens. We are excited because the sun is shining and the temperature is rising. And the flowers are starting to share their sunshine, also! And lunch will soon be served!
Spring is officially here. It is teasing us with rapidly disappearing snow and the occasional warm day. It is so tempting to get out and see what is brave enough to peek through after this miserable winter. While it is sooooo tempting to clear away the dead leaves and other debris and give those tinyContinue reading “Should I or shouldn’t I?”
Mark and I made a quick trip down to the Mouse River Park this afternoon. Look what I found! A tough little heuchera peeking through last year’s foliage.
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