Monday, July 16, 2012

Cutting Garden

Along with our vegetable gardens, I really wanted a cutting garden this year so I could have flowers to bring inside whenever I wanted. We bought a packet of "wildflower mix" at the store for $0.20, David spread the seeds in one of our beds, and we waited to see what happened.


David usually has the watering duties every evening, so I haven't been over to the cutting garden lately to check for new blooms. When I least expected it, he gathered a bouquet and surprised me.


One of my favorite things to do is arrange flowers in different vases and place all around the house. I have my favorite hand-me-down milk glass vases from grandma that I love, but for these flowers I chose my (also hand-me-down from grandma) blue tinted mason jar.



I love how fresh flowers instantly add such a cheery, bright feeling to any space. For $0.20, some water and sunlight, you can't beat fresh flowers cut from your own back yard. Especially when they're hand delivered by your sweet husband.

~Tammy

8 comments:

  1. Lovely flowers! Pretty pics. And that must be the famous....infamous?....Sylvester you told me about?

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    1. Yes, indeed. Sylvester in all his glory :)

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    2. Beautiful!! I've always wondered how those wildflower mixes turn out.. We had a few packets but after a few years of not using them I gifted them to someone. Now I'm wishing I had kept them!

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    3. I was really curious to see how they turned out, too! Not sure exactly what kind of flowers they are, but I love them :)

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    1. I agree :) Can't go wrong giving a girl flowers!

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  3. I loved my cutting garden this past
    summer, your flowers are beutiful!

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  4. what flower is that? i have seen in in local stores but never had an idea as to what it is called..daisies?

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