5 Tips for Growing Flowers from Seed

1. Read the label on your seed packet. It will tell you everything you need to know from how deep to plant the seeds, how much light, what temperature is needed or if special instructions are required like soaking the seeds in water or sticking them in the fridge first.

Our Chicken Feeder

My fiancé made this chicken feeder out of some wood and PVC pipe. The tall cylinders hold the food until they eat enough for it to shift down.

How To: Propagate Ivy

How Do I Propagate Ivy?
1. Take cuttings using a clean knife below a leaf node
2. Place cuttings in a clear glass filled with water
3. Watch them root!

Fiddle Leaf Fig

I am now the proud owner of two Fiddle Leaf Fig or Ficus lyrata plants. I purchased my first one almost a year ago and just picked up another a few weeks ago. You might have seen these popular plants on popular remodeling shows and gracing the cover of decorating magazines.

Hot Shops Spring Open House

You won’t want to miss Hot Shops Art Center 16th Annual Spring Open House on April 29 and 30, 2017. Open on both Saturday from 12 pm – 8 pm and Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm, the event features artist workshops, galleries and demonstrations throughout a multi-story building.

My Favorite Cut Flower Garden Photos

I am so fortunate enough to live a beautiful, flower-filled life on our small acreage. This is a collection of my favorite flower field photos that I have captured so far.

African Violet Show and Sale

The Omaha African Violet and Gesneriad Society Show and Sale will be held at Mulhalls next weekend on March 11th, 2017 from 9 am – 4 pm. It is a great opportunity to check out prize winning African Violets along with having the opportunity to purchase them.

Staghorn Ferns

Out-of-this world Staghorn Ferns can live for years and weigh hundreds of pounds in their natural environment. They produce pups that you can separate to create more plants and typically grow on trees.