My Beautiful 'Red Garnet' Amaranth
Some of you have been asking me about the beautiful tall red flowers I grew last summer. This is one of the amaranth varieties I grow in my garden, called Red Garnet.
My beautiful fall windflowers
Windflowers are some of my favorite perennials. Everything from the leaves to the buds and actual flowers looks like a work of art in my opinion. They look lovely in the garden of course, but I also like using them for bouquets.
Oak Hill Cottage Garden - August 2019
The beds in my cottage garden are overflowing! I'm especially happy about the lovely summer flowers at Oak Hill.
Oak Hill Cottage Garden - July 2019
It's summer at Oak Hill Cottage Garden and I need a lot of compost for my beds. My flowers are already thriving, and I want the rest of my plants to look as healthy and beautiful!
Oak Hill Cottage Garden - June 2019
My garden at Oak Hill Cottage looked absolutely lovely in June last year. I can't believe how easy it is to start growing even in a smaller space too!
Sowing flowers in winter
I start sowing flowers early, even in winter. It works really well, try it!
Video tour: An amazing mulched garden
This lovely mulched garden is absolutely overflowing with beautiful flowers and vegetables. Watch this video tour to learn what's possible with a simple trick like mulching.
My beautiful clematis Piilu
A few of you have been asking me what the beautiful pink flowers in the background of many of my pictures are. So, I decided to dedicate an entire post to this lovely clematis called Piilu.
My flowering peach tree
It's so beautiful! The tree is still quite small so I need to come close to really enjoy the lovely little flowers. My favorite color is pink and needless to say, I get plenty of it from my flowering peach tree.
How to make a no dig garden bed
Watching my mulched beds take shape right on my lawn makes me so happy. I just love how nature takes care of things in its own time, all I need to do is give a helping hand. This is how I create my no-dig flower beds.
How to grow everlasting flowers
These colorful everlasting flowers are pure bliss! We have a tradition here in Sweden where we put the everlastings between the inner and outer windows in our homes. It looks pretty and helps absorb some moist between the windows too.