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

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!

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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????…..you 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:

I JUST LOVE YOUR VIDEOS!!!!!!


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


Hooked on Brooke’s Beach House « Hooked on Houses said:

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annielnb said:

Shawn,
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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