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Beginners Guide to Peonies: Growing Tips and Beautiful DIYs.

Peony season is finally here!  For two weeks in June peony lovers everywhere rejoice and furiously arrange and photograph their precious flowers. . . or maybe that’s just me.  There’s nothing like those delicate shades of pink and that glorious scent wafting from every bloom. But peonies aren’t always as

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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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The Last Fall Flowers

“Tis the last rose of summer, left blooming alone.  All her lovely companions are faded and gone.” Any singers out there sing or teach this song?  I couldn’t help but sing it to myself as I used up the last of the flowers in my mother’s garden.  I was modelling

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Easy White Peony & Yellow Lily Bouquet

I wasn’t going to do any more floral arrangements for awhile, but a trip to my Mom’s proved otherwise.  The lilies were in bloom, there were a few good white peonies left, and I simply couldn’t resist.  Do you have some peonies, lilies, yarrow, and ferns in your yard?  If

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A Country Inspired Peony Arrangement

Last but not least, we’ll be making a large country-inspired peony arrangement.  This time around we’re going for a more unstructured look, so we get to pretty much skip the clean-your-greens step!

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