Cher (singer & actress) was born on this day in 1946. Robin Gibb (musician; member of the Bee Gees) died on this day in 2012.
The tall, beautiful iris, named after the Greek goddess who rode rainbows, comes in many magical colors. Despite its divine origins, this June bloomer is rugged, reliable, and easy to grow. Plant from midsummer to fall! Here’s how to plant properly—plus, important iris plant care tips.
Growing Flowers for a Cutting Garden
If you’re like me and can never have too many flowers, now is the time to create a cutting garden so you can have your flowers and cut them too! Here are my tips—plus, the best flowers to grow for cutting.
All you need is a drill and weeds and their roots are gone in one quick spin! The action is fun, fast, and satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Expect your neighbors to get curious and want to try the Weed Spinner, too. This back-saving drill bit was invented by retired school teacher Vern Ader and we thank him.