Looking to grow tulips but don't have enough space or are dealing with frozen ground? No problem! Planting tulip bulbs in a pot or container is a great solution. Check out our blog post to learn the best tips and techniques for successfully growing tulips in pots or containers. From selecting the right soil to nurturing your tulips, we've got you covered. Get ready to welcome a colorful burst of tulips right to your doorstep!
With their vibrant colors and unique petals, tulips are the epitome of spring - gardeners and farmers eagerly wait for them to bloom each year. If you live in a warm climate, you may have assumed that growing tulips is an impossible feat, but it’s actually possible to plant tulips and enjoy their beauty even in warm temperatures! Follow our tips below and you'll have your very own tulip garden in no time.
As someone who has spent decades growing flowers outdoors in a warmer climate (Zone 9b), I know the struggle of trying to get tulip bulbs to bloom properly. I was always frustrated with the short stems and small flowers that my bulbs would produce when planted outdoors. If you found this blog post it most likely sounds like you do too?
Garden roses are a popular choice for creating beautiful and fragrant floral arrangements, especially for special occasions such as birthdays and anniversaries. However, caring for a cut garden rose bouquet can be a bit tricky, as these delicate blooms require some extra attention and care to stay fresh and vibrant for as long as possible. In this blog post, we'll provide you with some expert tips and tricks for caring for your garden rose bouquet, so you can enjoy its beauty and fragrance for days to come. From proper trimming and conditioning techniques to storage and display tips, we've got you covered. So, let's get started!
As a best practice, we recommend planting your bare root rose as soon as you receive it. However, as we all know, sometimes life throws other plans our way! Keep reading to learn the proper steps for storing your rose if you can’t get it in the ground right away.
If you’re new to bare root roses or experiencing an issue with your newly planted bare root, we’re here to help! Check out these common planting & care mistakes to find out what may have gone wrong and to help you plan for next season.
At some point during the bare root rose planting & growing process, you may find yourself wondering, “Is this normal?” We’re here to help! We’ve compiled a list of the most commonly asked questions we receive from customers during the bare root rose season to help you determine whether your rose is healthy and progressing normally, or if there is something of concern that needs addressing.
Symbolizing gratitude and appreciation, a bouquet of deep-pink garden roses is the perfect way to say "thank you!" Ranging from hot pink to berry to magenta, these are my favorite deep-pink garden rose varieties!
The Christmas and holiday seasons are here and it’s time to decorate! We're giving you our tips on how to care for your fresh wreaths to ensure they stay fresh and bring you a season (or more) of beauty!
Cooling temperatures and shorter days means the holidays are upon us. It's time to decorate our homes with the trimmings and trappings that make the holiday season cozy & bright. What better way to get into the spirit of the season than with a fresh wreath from Menagerie Farm & Flower!
We’re excited to release our lineup of 2023 Menagerie Farm & Flower Workshops! Hone your growing & design skills, check out the farm in-person, and learn alongside other rose-lovers. We hope you’ll join us at our farm in Live Oak, California, for learning and FUN!
At some point in your gardening journey, you’ve likely planted bulbs in the fall and waited for their blooms to burst in spring. But what does it mean for bulbs to be pre-cooled or pre-chilled? Keep reading to find out why tulip bulbs are pre-cooled and how it can make a difference in your garden!
A home rose cutting garden is the perfect way to bring color and beauty to your home. Before you start cutting, follow my steps for creating a harvest plan to get the most vase life out of your cut garden roses.
As cut garden rose-growers, we all strive for large, prolific blooms and long, strong stems. With so many fertilizer products on the market, you might be wondering which ones will help your roses perform their best. Read on to learn our recommendations for choosing the fertilizing routine and products that are right for your garden!
If you’re new to growing roses, you might be wondering, “What does it mean for a rose to be own root or grafted?” Read below to learn about the difference between own root and grafted roses as well as which one you should choose for your garden.
Bare root rose planting is quick and easy if you follow my special tips and tricks. Whether you plant your rose in a pot or the ground, within a few short months you will have beautiful rose blooms to enjoy.
I'm giving you my tips for what "to do" and "not to do" in the fall so your roses will be ready for the winter season. Thoughtful care of garden roses in the fall will help you prepare for a beautiful spring filled with healthy blooms.
As a new or aspiring rose-grower, you’ve likely found yourself wondering, “What tools do I need for success in my rose garden?” I’ve gathered a list of our favorite items here at the farm to help you begin your journey with confidence and ease!
A simple guide on how to grow roses and a few things you should know before you start. As a flower farmer who specializes in garden roses, I get asked a lot about how to grow roses and if roses are difficult to grow. Roses are my love language really.