How To: Keep Seeds Organized

When you want to have a cut flower garden, seeds are a very important part to the process. Direct sewing is a great way to have loads of flowers in a short amount of time. You can buy new seeds every year or you can save seeds. Read my post about starting a cut flower…

Cleaning and Organizing Last Years Flower Seeds

Last weekend I went through the seed envelopes that I saved from last year (read about that here). I shook the larger dried blooms to let the seeds fall out. Then I sorted the seeds from the chaff as much as I could with my hands. I gently blew on them to get rid of…

Harvesting Bittersweet Seeds

I got my hands on a branch of Bittersweet this year and recently read about how you can grow them from seed. The bright-showy seed pods are what makes Bittersweet so unique and desirable. How to Grow Bittersweet from Seed Step One:  Pull off the seed heads and let them dry out for 2-3 weeks. Step…

Cosmos Varieties

This was my second year growing Cosmos and I am hooked! This year I grew Double Click Bicolor Pink and Sensation Mix from Johnny’s Selected Seed.