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Category archive: spring

Outdoor Plant Inspiration 2018

Outdoor Plant Inspiration 2018

Oh spring, where are you?  Perhaps you need a little outdoor plant inspiration for the 2018 season.  Even though the weather hasn’t been ideal, we are on the countdown to PLANTING SEASON, with less than a month until Memorial Day.  Step into the Waukesha Floral greenhouse, and you’ll see the sunshine has been just a…

Successfully Forcing Spring Branches

Successfully Forcing Spring Branches

Success!  Spring branches have been forced!  Here is an update on the branches taken from my yard back on Feb. 23rd, brought into the greenhouse and re-cut, stripped of the lower bark, and put into warm water.  The greenhouse was unheated when the branches were brought in, however now it is fully heated because planting…

The Force is With You: Forcing Spring Branches Into Early Bloom

The Force is With You:  Forcing Spring Branches Into Early Bloom

If you’re like me, you’ve lived in Wisconsin a long time.  We definitely have 4 distinct seasons here in the North, all with their own charms.  However, around March, the charm of winter begins to wear thin and one longs for just a little promise of spring.  Usually bulb plants don’t begin to pop up…

Spring Flowery Eggs

Spring Flowery Eggs

How I enjoy the mystery of egg dying!  The kids always enjoy writing a “secret message” in white crayon on their egg, slipping it into the dye and waiting to see what appears.  I found it fun to do the same technique using natural flowers and leaves to create “Spring Flowery Eggs”.  It’s fun to…

Planting is Underway!

The greenhouse is starting to fill with the beautiful flowers, grasses and decorative foliage plants that will fill our gardens this summer. Tom and his contingent of greenhouse gals have been planting for a few weeks and there are hundreds of pots of geraniums, petunias, coleus, begonias, portulaca…. and a lot more! We also have…

Garden Layout for Spring Planting

Welcome to our blog. We are busy getting our production greenhouse filled with the plant plugs that will grow into stunning annuals and perennials. This is the time of year to start planning your garden layout. Be sure to plan for enough space between the plants so they will have room to grow. This well…

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