2017 Fall Chrysanthemum Show

Located just north of Interstate 80 and south of Omaha’s historic Old Market at 100 Bancroft Street, Lauritzen Gardens is a year-round attraction. Each year the botanical center hosts its Fall Chrysanthemum Show. “Experience a fascinating fabrication of flowers at the garden’s annual fall chrysanthemum show. Bold mums combine with vibrant colors, rich fabrics, diverse textures and other…

Autumn on the Farm

Ok let’s get caught up. I have a lot of new posts coming your way but first, let’s start with this post from a few weeks go. This was before the weather really turned, before our first frost and before all the leaves fell off our trees. It was a beautiful, but brief time here…

Fall Container

I’ve never actually made a fall planter before. My first attempt includes mums, ornamental peppers, purple fountain grass and kale. When I bought the peppers they were green and purple and went with this color scheme a little better. The ice cream bucket leaks really bad so my fiancé thought I should use it as…

Chrysanthemum Cuttings

First, get caught up by reading my post How To: Grow Chrysanthemums to see an entire year’s worth of mum tasks along with the end result. You can also see even more photos here. See how they looked over the winter on this post and check out photos of most of the mums I grew last year here. New Growth on…

Chrysanthemum Cuttings

I moved my heirloom Chrysanthemums to our new house a few weeks ago and set them up under grow lights. They have been growing like crazy with all kinds of new green growth! I thought this might be a good time to take my first batch of cuttings. How to take Chrysanthemum Cuttings 1. Trim…

How To: Grow Chrysanthemums

Are you looking at growing mums next year? This was my first year trying these and I had some successful beautiful blooms.

2016 Fall Chrysanthemum Show

Right now Lauritzen Gardens is hosting their annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show. The show runs Saturday, October 1 through Friday, November 18, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.