We seem to have been waiting for ever for the snow to melt and winter to end here in Ottawa. Then Mother Nature threw in an ice storm. Less than one week later and we have skipped Spring and gone straight to Summer weather with temperatures forecast over 20C later in the week. It is… Continue reading APRIL UPDATE
Tag: Dried flowers
Only Two Market Dates Before Christmas
Can you believe that in one day it will be December already? If you haven't done your holiday shopping or decorating yet then you have two chances to find me at a market. (Scroll down for dates!) I have some lovely zero waste gifts and decorations made ready for your home. As always they are… Continue reading Only Two Market Dates Before Christmas
The End of one Season and the Start of Another
The fresh flower season is now well and truly over. The recent frost finished off the dahlias and cosmos and they are now heading to the compost bin. I did manage to pick the last few stems of flowers and had fun displaying them as a group in bud vases. This rose was an added… Continue reading The End of one Season and the Start of Another
Hello Spring! Today finally felt like Spring arrived with blue skies, birds chirping and lots of activity in the garden that did not include shovelling snow. The sweet pea seedlings are now out in the greenhouse and I seeded some more hardy flowers as well as some lettuce, arugula, broccoli raab and kale in the… Continue reading Spring Update
Care Tips for Dried Flowers
We are fast approaching Valentine's Day and if you are committed to buying locally produced gifts and flowers you will obviously not be looking for a dozen red roses! Here in Ottawa we are in the depths of winter and there are no flowers growing right now. So if you do not want to buy… Continue reading Care Tips for Dried Flowers
Sharing The Love 2022
During this chilly, snowy weather I have been busy making dried flower bouquets and working on my on line order form just in time for Valentine's day. You can now find some of my dried flower bouquets in various sizes at Morning Owl Parkdale, 229 Armstrong St, Ottawa. With a couple of more locations coming soon!… Continue reading Sharing The Love 2022
Looking Forward at 2021
The snow is gently falling and covering the garden with a cosy white blanket. All the plants and flowerbeds are now dormant until the snow melts in Spring ....months away yet .... but Rosalind's Garden Blooms is not sleeping! After a quiet Christmas and New Years the planning starts for 2021. Have you packed away… Continue reading Looking Forward at 2021
Winter is definitely coming soon!
Can you believe it? This time last week I posted about the cold and snow but now the weather is amazing. Warm and sunny ☀️ What more could anyone ask for in November I’m loving being outside and finishing cleaning up the garden. I’ve even had time to collect up more #lovelydeadcrap I also got a… Continue reading Winter is definitely coming soon!
The fresh flower season has ended as most of the garden flowers are now finished. The Autumn leaves have been as lovely and colourful as ever and I have enjoyed working outside tidying the garden and planting bulbs. This week I have also been busy trying to sort and reorganize my workspace in the basement.… Continue reading Coming Soon!