• I’m not going to tell you
  • 10 Great Salad Recipes
  • A Lovely Garden
  • I Never Lose Inspirational
  • Propagating Geraniums or Cloning
I'm not going to tell you to get over it. I'm going to help you through it. Printable Inspiratonal quote. FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

I’m not going to tell you

Met Monday, Show & Share, Wow us Wed I’m not going to tell you to get over it.  I’m going to help you through it.  Inspiration Monday For a high resolution copy of the above photo and quote just click here (for personal use only, please) How was your weekend?  We were away again and […]

A round up of 10 Fabulous Salad recipes for easy entertaining or family meals, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

10 Great Salad Recipes

10 Great Salad Recipes for Memorial Day Weekend Warm weather is upon us and more to come.   That means lots of fresh greens and veggies. Thankfully after a winter of stuffing myself with comfort carbs I crave lighter fare when it is warm and sunny.  It helps me to trim off the 10+ pounds […]

Shakin All Over Iris, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

A Lovely Garden

A Lovely Garden This post is for the pure love of flowers and gardening.  I had a chance to visit a friends garden that is just spectacular.  A relaxing bit of a walk amongst some gorgeous blooms and I thought you would appreciate a snippet. The Iris were just finishing up and I missed the […]

I never lose. Either I win or I learn. FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

I Never Lose Inspirational

I never lose.  Either I win or I learn. (for a downloadable high resolution photo of the above quote just CLICK HERE) I loved this quote because it fits my attitude and I picked a geranium bud since I am busy taking cuttings and rooting them for a big collection of geraniums in my garden […]


Propagating Geraniums or Cloning

  Propagating Geraniums (pelargoniums) from cuttings (This post contains affiliate links) With life being what it is lately…as in rather all over the place, I failed to start my pelargonium seeds (aka: zonal geraniums).   So what is a flower lovin gal to do?? Propagate geraniums that I have. Also known as cloning…mine are all non-patented […]

DIY workbench, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com (4 of 4)

DIY Workbench

My DIY Workbench A few years back I built myself this workbench and I absolutely love it.  I had very little help from my hubby who was busy with other tasks. This is a work horse and I use it nearly daily when I am in my studio painting.  It is counter height to save […]

Llife doesn't come with a manual, it comes with a mother. FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

Life doesn’t come with a manual

Life doesn’t come with a manual, inspirational quote I came across this quote yesterday and instantly knew it was going to be my quote for the week. Who needs a manual when you have a mother.  Plus with a mom, you get cookies.  (click here for a large resolution downloadable copy to print for personal […]

How to plant, grow and care for lilacs for fabulous fragrance in your cottage garden, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

How to Grow Lilacs

How to Grow Lilacs (this post contains affiliate links) Last week, I had a huge interest in my Propagate Lilacs with Cuttings post! Lilacs seems to be a well loved, cottage garden favorite.  I can understand why. Spring just would not be Spring in our neck of the woods without the sweet scent of Lilacs […]

Hand painted garden markers on bricks, fun to make and hard to lose, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

Brick Garden Markers

How to Make Great Brick Garden Markers! We have done one lovely project using our veggie painting skills so lets do another! I love all the hand painted garden markers I have seen around the internet but the only problem for me is they are small.  So small that in my untidy way of gardening […]

Don't Wait for Miracles, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

Lilacs Watercolor Inspiration

Lilacs Watercolor Inspiration Good Morning!  A new week is to begin and it looks to be a lovely one. On Facebook I shared a watercolor rendering of a photo of a enamelware pitcher of lilacs and was asked if it was for sale.  No I don’t have it for sale but you can download it […]

How to Propagate Lilacs by cuttings, FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com

Rooting Lilacs from cuttings

Rooting Lilacs from Cuttings I love the scent of lilacs in the Spring.  How they perfume the air.  This year the lilacs around the neighborhood bloomed a month early and I barely got some picked to photograph before they faded away.  You can see some in the photo are starting to turn but still they […]