May 12, 2009

Cutting Garden Tuesday

The CUTTING GARDEN IS PLANTED! We included lots of color and variety. We had a few extra nooks in our raised boxes, so we planted our herbs, lettuces, and a few tomato and cucumber plants too! Take a peek.

Cutting Garden Tuesday from Shawn Stratmann on Vimeo.

Here is peek of the newly planted garden.

For more cutting garden inspiration from Buttercup Farm, check out these posts:
Dreams of a Cutting Garden

Also, don’t forget…it is “A Beautiful Life” Friday over at The Inspired Room . Take a few minutes to check out all of the post links you will find there. It is a great weekend treat!

For another fun treat, check out what is going on over at Hooked on Houses with the amazingly creative Juila!


Down home friends and what they say...

Comments (16)

LadyEM said:

What a beautiful thing to come home to Shawn!! Would love to see a blog about your art retreat weekend too!

Mary Ann said:

Shawn - You are miles ahead of me! That garden is next to perfect…who wouldn’t LOVE to come home to that!!! That could be the BEST Mothers’ Day gift I have ever seen:)….Also, you mentioned some of the crafts you worked on while you were gone — beading? I make beaded jewelry and other stuff. I would love to know more about what you did. Pictures??? Thanks, Mary Ann

Desiree said:

Oh You Lucky Durl!!!!,…such a lovely thing to come home to on Mother’s Day!!,…such a loving lad of a husband you have!!….Do please tell us more about your Artist retreat, Inspired!!……Best wishes for a wonderful Irish festival at your Farm….I’m sure it will be lovely and warm and oh so memorable, just like you sweetie!!!……xoxo Desiree

Desiree said:

Shawn, I forgot to tell you Good Luck with the Flute playing!!!,…YES!!!,…YOU will be fabulous!!!,…Have I told you lately that YOU inspire Me????… do!!!,…I just adore your blog!!….xoxo Desiree

Michaela said:

I love your garden! We are planting a bunch of new flower and vegtable gardens around our house too! I love spring!!!!!!

Rebecca said:


angela said:

very pretty would love to have room for a cutting garden

Heather said:

So pretty! I just planted mine the other day, but I don’t really know what I’m doing!

Jenna @ Newlyweds said:

How beautiful!!!

Gina said:

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing the links and the pretty pictures-Inow I’m feeling more and more inspired to add some cutting flowers to our landscape. I love it!

Puna said:

I know this garden is going to produce lots of beautiful and delicious things! I admire people who actually build a flower bed!

Debbykay said:

Thanks for sharing your lovely photos. Your cutting garden is going to be fabulous!

Enjoy your spring day~
Debbykay at Rose Cottage Gardens and Farm

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annielnb said:

Gee, as a fellow Marylander, do you do garden tours? LOL! It’s absolutely beautiful! What a wonderful gift! Please keep posting on the progress of the garden, it’s lovely!

Virginia said:

Shawn, Shawn….just lovely!!!! xoxoxo

Joan Zakel said:

Thanks for making the view from my screened-in porch very colorful and lovely.

Joan (Shawn’s neighbor)

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