Throw Back Thursdays

Get a blast from the past in our version of #tbt. Take a journey in time with interesting factoids and history of our hand-picked heirloom plants and vegetables. Who knows, we may even throw in an old tool or two as well.

A window box is a great way to add color and natural beauty to the front of a home, but did you ever stop to . . .
Women gardeners from long ago were not as common as one might think. In fact, it was nearly impossible for any woman, regardless of her . . .
For many brides, one of the most exciting aspects of wedding planning is choosing which flowers will be included in bouquets, centerpieces, and tablescapes. Flower . . .
Interest in heirloom plants has blossomed in recent years, and you may be interested in trying your hand at growing heirlooms in your own garden. . . .
It’s easy to understand why flowers have represented the strongest of human emotions throughout the ages. The beauty, fragrance and elegance of floral bouquets convey . . .
An arbor is a lovely garden element, a place to sit and enjoy the shade and the peace of a garden on a sunny day. . . .
I have only been in my new home for a few months. Our new neighbors said our vegetable growing season would last into early November, . . .
For many gardeners, heirloom flowers awaken childhood memories of a bygone era and loved ones long departed. Snapdragons and trumpet vines take me back to . . .
I’ve been growing houseplants literally as long as I can remember. In fact, I can’t ever remember NOT growing houseplants. Quite unusual for a grade . . .
Have you ever wondered about the history of the houseplant? When did it all start? It turns out that houseplants were once a status symbol . . .
It’s that time again – another new year. Considered one of the most celebrated holidays worldwide, New Year’s Day history is full of surprises. For . . .
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