5 Easy to Grow Flowers For Your Georgia Cutting Garden

Few things do more to brighten a living space than a vase, or Mason jar, of fresh cut flowers! Believe it or not incorporating cutting flowers into your garden is actually pretty simple, and  inexpensive. The following list of flowers are not only great for cutting, with firm stems, long lasting blooms, long flowering season, and a wide variety of colors, but they can easily be incorporated into your homes landscape! We’ve done the homework for you, and selected a list of plants that are hardy, heat tolerant, and will provide months of blooms for your home or office!   Zinnias Zinnias are easily the hardest working summer flower! These stunning annuals come in a huge selection of colors, from deep reds to white and pink. They also  bloom throughout the entire growing season until the first frost hits – giving you a source of fresh flowers for months! With ❀ Read the full article →

Carnations – The Flower of Love

Delicately scented, frilly as a tutu, and available in every shade imaginable, carnations – the world’s most underrated blooms- are taking back their rightful place, as a flower not to be missed, one petal at a time. And why not? After all, the carnation is one of the most versatile flower choices, thanks to its durability, as well as its availability in almost every color and size. Believed to be one of the world’s oldest cultivars, the carnation is historically rich, with meaning and symbolism dating as far back as ancient Greece. Its scientific name – Dianthus – loosely translates to ‘Flower of Love’, or “Flower of the Gods”.  Carnations were commonly used in Greek ceremonial crowns, and is tied into legends dating back 2000 years.   Although the original varieties were available in only pink, red  and white, today’s carnations come in hundreds of shades – from pure white, ❀ Read the full article →