Planted bulbs like amaryllis and paperwhites are popular holiday gifts. With a bit of care and planning, you can encourage your gifts to grow back year after year for gorgeous holiday color. When you repot bulbs and grow them through the year, allowing the leaves to photosynthesize will charge up your bulb to produce brilliant blooms again.
If you’ve ever dreamed of adding cut flowers to your vegetable garden setup, you probably have some favorites in mind. Just looking through Instagram feeds may inspire you to want to grow all of the flowers. Based on her experience, our garden contributor Jenna Rich, who owns Partners Gardens in New Hampshire with her partner Tyler, shares some of her favorites to add as a novice grower.
Fresh bouquets are a favorite product among market-goers but they are only seasonally available. Learning to craft and offer dried floral bouquets allows you and your customers to continue to enjoy that beauty in the off-seasons.
Interesting in growing dahlias from seed? One of the best things about starting your very own dahlias from seed is the sense of pride in your garden you will receive—knowing that one tiny seed produced all of that beauty!