Facebook Fans Say Mental Health Is Top Reason for Gardening

Facebook Fans Say Mental Health Is Top Reason for Gardening

For people who don’t garden, it can be hard to understand what’s so appealing about playing with plants. To be honest, I occasionally ask myself the same question. Yet every spring I can hardly wait to get backRead More

How to Plant an Indoor Amaryllis Garden

How to Plant an Indoor Amaryllis Garden

As a longtime gardener, I love to push the limits to see how creative I can be. While shopping at one of my favorite garden centers, Molbak’s in Woodinville, WA,Read More

The Flowerhouse - A Blooming Showcase of Past, Present and Future

The Flowerhouse – A Blooming Showcase of Past, Present and Future

  It was a signature Michigan autumn evening: crisp, cool and a little windy. The chill in the air didn’t deter the big crowd that gathered to celebrate the 10thRead More

Field to Vase Event Celebrates Locally-Grown Cut Flowers

Field to Vase Event Celebrates Locally-Grown Cut Flowers

Recently, Longfield Gardens sponsored an event that is very dear to us – supporting American grown cut flowers. The Field to Vase Dinner was held in Mt. Vernon, Washington, about an hourRead More

Color-Changing Tulips: New Varieties for Fall 2015

Color-Changing Tulips: New Varieties for Fall 2015

Holland’s flower bulb breeders are always working on something new. One development we’ve been watching closely is a range of new tulip varieties with built-in color variations. In some casesRead More

Inspiration for Your Spring Garden: Tulips Go Casual

Inspiration for Your Spring Garden: Tulips Go Casual

There’s no better place to see spring flower bulbs than Holland’s Keukenhof gardens. For eight weeks every year,  you can feast your eyes on 80 acres of garden beds packedRead More

Plant Ornamental Allium Bulbs Now for Flowers Next Spring

Plant Ornamental Allium Bulbs Now for Flowers Next Spring

Alliums may be the easiest plants you’ll ever grow. The only tricky thing about them is remembering that they need to be planted in the fall, at the same timeRead More

Are You Ready to Enjoy an AMAZING Bulb Garden Next Spring?

Are You Ready to Enjoy an AMAZING Bulb Garden Next Spring?

Fall is for planting and our new Around the House Inspiration Book is filled with creative planting ideas for every location around your home! It’s available now as a freeRead More

How to Make a Hand-Tied Flower Arrangement in 5 Easy Steps

How to Make a Hand-Tied Flower Arrangement in 5 Easy Steps

One of the best things about having a flower garden is being able to share the riches. Everyone loves getting flowers, and it’s extra special when they come from yourRead More

Dahlias from Bud to Bloom

Dahlias from Bud to Bloom

  Sometimes flowers take you by surprise and seem to burst into bloom overnight. But more often, it’s a slower process that happens over days or even weeks. Watching andRead More