Cut Flower Tip: Poppies should be cut just before flowers open. You can prolong their life by cauterizing stems; just hold the tip of each stem in the flame of a candle for a few seconds, then place in water. Photo: Jan Mehlich | thisoldhouse.com | from 15 Fast-Growing Flowers for a Cutting Garden

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The Flower Seeds You'll Need To Buy For A Cut Flower Garden That Has Magnificent, Low Maintenance Blooms All Season Long

The Flower Seeds You'll Need To Buy For A Cut Flower Garden That Has Magnificent, Low Maintenance Blooms All Season Long

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Grow a great cutting garden - plus a list of favorite cut flowers, organized by color.

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Bells of Ireland flower - How to grow Bells of Ireland plant, growing beautiful Bells of Ireland flowers in your garden for cut flower

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One of my main goals in writing this blog is to save you time and money by learning from my mistakes. To say that I learned about succession planting the hard way would be putting it mildly! The first year I grew flowers to sell, I was served a big ol’ slice of humble pie. While it was a tough lesson to learn at the time, my experience (or lack thereof) with succession planting taught me that too much of anything, especially blooming at the same time, can be a curse. I now take lots of time…

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