April 28, 2009
Buttercup Farm “Cutting Garden Tuesday”
The cutting garden is underway! Each Tuesday, I will share a new flower that has been added to the NEW Buttercup Farm Cutting Garden.
SONATA CARMINE COSMOS
I am starting with my favorite cutting flower … COSMOS.
The flowers are easy to maintain as long as you are willing to dead-head the blooms gone by…
I chose this variety for the VIBRANT COLORS and LONG-SEASON display of beautiful blooms.
Give lots of sun and water and plant in fertile, well-drained soil.
I use cosmos in loose arrangements, as well as single flower bud vases.
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If you have a favorite cutting flower that I should know about, leave me a comment or send me an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Down home friends and what they say...
pretty! I love the colors!
Wow - so vibrant!!
I love cosmos! They always add such a happy feeling to a garden bouquet. Have you tried the chocolate cosmos? A fun, rich color with truly a hint of chocolate scent!
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artist in NC said:
Shawn, I have so many it’s hard to select one to tell you about. Peonies and Hydrangeas are my 2 favorites because one blossom fills a vase. BUT…there is a weed called Queen Anne’s Lace that is so airy and light. It gives every bouquet a bit of charm. Are you familiar with it?
Kisses to you and the girls.
Hi SHAWN!!!,…..for the kids I plant sunflowers!!!!,….they are so much fun to watch
grow!!!!…For myself I love hydrangeas and peonies too!!!,….Big billowy, showy blossoms!!!
.I think this will be fun to see what everyone else’s favorite is!!,…having a beautiful Derby Day!!!
Mary Ann said:
Shawn, I’m jealous! A cutting garden!! I wish!! I posted a picture, for you, of my favorite flower, my delphiniums, on the TP Community. Your cosmos are so pretty too. I love how they move in the wind AND how they re-seed themselves:)
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