What do you think is the most important part of your garden? For me it is the soil and working on improving my soil is the perfect project for a warm sunny April day. Great gardens start with great soil and today I finally made myself this handy smart composting area. Recycled pallets make a… Continue reading Garden Foundations
Although we have had some nice sunny warm days the soil is still frozen in my garden and it is still to early to start any clean up of the flower beds. It is a good time to start planning and sowing seeds for this years flowers though. Here are my top tips for getting… Continue reading Seed Sowing Tips
Today I’m enjoying making up the last of these beautiful little dried flower bouquets for Easter 🐣 I picked out lots of round or egg shaped flowers and seed heads to match the mini eggs in this delicious biscotti made by Inspiring Olivia Inspiration for designs can come from all sorts of places and I love… Continue reading Little Dried Flower Easter Bouquets
Not a pretty flower picture yet but soon you will see what these will grow into. One of my favourite must grow flowers are sweetpeas. Just their beautiful scent and pretty ruffled petals makes it worth while - plus if you keep picking they are prolific bloomers. While I wait I’ll read a couple of… Continue reading Growing Sweetpeas
Today was a day to enjoy all that nature offers. I love my nature collections of shells, rocks, pine cones, seedpods and anything else I find on walks. They get added to my favourite box of bits for me to enjoy looking at. They also provide me with inspiration as I work on dried arrangements.… Continue reading Inspiration for Dried Arrangements
It is the middle of winter and I’m making beautiful, colourful bouquets of dried flowers. I’m so happy that I have these gorgeous dried flowers saved from last summer. I have to remind myself that I grew all this beauty in my garden. And thanks to your support I get to share my love of… Continue reading Thanks For Your Support
UPDATE : Thanks to your support I was able to give a $100 donation to Parkdale Food Centre and $100 donation to Causeway Work Centre You can now find some of my dried flower bouquets at Morning Owl Parkdale at 229 Armstrong St, Ottawa You can now find some of my dried flower bouquets in… Continue reading Sharing The Love!
These beautiful dried flowers on a red dogwood twig heart are up for grabs for Valentine’s! They make a great gift for your sweetheart, your best friend, or just for treating yourself. As an added BONUS, for the first 5 orders I'll include a Zoe's Corner bath bomb made using my flower petals, so do not… Continue reading Valentine’s Orders
I am now included in the Good Choice Initiative directory which lists local Ottawa businesses that meet certain sustainability and ethics criteria. I am proud to be listed alongside others who care about the environment and their impact upon it. Here is our Instagram Post announcement. Flowers are one of nature's many joys ...and I… Continue reading Exciting News!
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