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$100 CUT FLOWER GARDEN UPDATE

This year, I set out to grow a budget-friendly backyard flower farm. And now that I’ve actually grown everything for my West Coast Seeds $100 cut flower garden, I have thoughts and opinions about what worked and what didn’t. Largely the garden was a huge success, but there are a

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HOW TO DESIGN A CUT FLOWER GARDEN IN RAISED BEDS

You don’t have to have acres and acres of space to grow a cut flower garden. In fact, you don’t even need a backyard. If you have a few raised beds, I can show you how to take the principles of square foot gardening and apply them to flowers instead

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How to Grow A Floret-Style Cut Flower Garden on the Cheap

This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you purchase something from one of the links, I make a small commission at no extra cost to you.  Thanks for supporting Shifting Roots! Do you dream of a yard full of beautiful cut flowers and filling your Instagram feed with their

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Pumpkin & Succulent Autumn Centrepiece

I was going to my family Thanksgiving dinner and was looking for something quick and easy to give the hostess, especially since I didn’t have to bring any food.  Did I think ahead and get something on my last shopping trip? Of course not. Thankfully I was inspired by my

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Money Saving DIY Boutonnieres for Fall Weddings

Autumn weddings are so beautiful.  However, if you don’t know a lot about flowers, you might initially think your floral options are limited.  Not true! I’ve come up with seven unique boutonniere options for your grooms that you can easily make for your wedding. You can grow your own flowers

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Kristen

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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