When you live in Central Florida you are not supposed to complain about winter! I will however complain about 3 nights of ours where temperatures dipped well into the '20's for several hours. I have learned not to trust the forecast lows for our town as I believe my garden sits in a frost pocket ... Read More about Early Spring Flowers
Now that my winter garden chores are fairly complete I feel that I finally have time to post more. I was very focused on my cut flowers this year and on getting my new and much larger cutting garden up and running. Most of my cut flowers are grown in raised beds. I ... Read More about A Winter Update
How did it get to be June?! I think I went out to water the garden in March and somehow I ended up at the beginning of summer! It certainly was a very hot and dry spring and I feel as if I have had a hose pipe permanently attached to the end of my arm! The summer rains have started in earnest now ... Read More about I think that was Spring?
Once again there never really was winter in Central Florida this year, which is a blessing in many ways because I don't have to rush out with frost sheets to cover tender plants but it also means that before we know it the hot and steamy season is upon us. We have had lovely spring weather recently ... Read More about Predominantly Pink
We have had some lovely sunny weather in Central Florida recently and the temperatures have been perfect for working outside. I have been busy trying to get ahead of my gardening chores and doing a major tidy up. It is a time to enjoy all the lovely Camellias that are flowering ... Read More about New Year in the Cutting Garden