Category: Everyday

Twelve Wednesdays of Christmas Part 2

The elves at The Flower House have been busy ordering fun new stuff! We’ve got some new jewelry, rugs, candles, lotions, essential oils and more! Don’t want to shop? Gather a few friends, sip our coffee or Hot Chocolate or Cider, nibble on a…

Summer Hours

Whew! We made it through the Memorial Day weekend. It has been a wonderful and crazy spring at The Flower House Garden Center.  There are still lots of beautiful annuals and perennials to choose from to help beautify your outdoor living space! Starting Tuesday,…

All Tucked In!

Winter storm Blanche is on her way! We have enjoyed a nice long autumn.  We planted our last perennial bed a few weeks ago. Finally! The perennials have been cleaned up, cut off…….. And this weekend, put to bed! Bring it on, Old Man…

Sneak Peak

Our first shipments of garden accessories have arrived! And there are some very nice things. Judy has her dibs on the giant green frog. Soni kinda likes the horses. There are now angels among us! St Francis is nearly 30 inches tall and soooo…

It’s coming!

It may be white and snowy out there, but spring is right around the corner! Growing up the in the florist industry, I was conditioned that as soon as the last Valentine’s arrangement went out the door, we switched gears and started thinking about…

Bedding Plant Sale

It’s time for our annual Bedding Plant sale! We had a great Spring 2015, but are tired of watering, so now it’s your turn! Hanging Baskets and Planters are 20% off! Most other annuals are Buy one Get one Free! The only exception to…

It’s Officially Spring!

Well, the calendar says it is spring. And the last ten days felt like spring. Today, not so much. And have you seen the forecast?!? I heard a nasty rumor of 4-8 inches of snow by Wednesday. But don’t tell the geraniums! They are…

Things are looking up! But don’t get too excited.

What a difference a week makes in the greenhouse! While the first week in March was so frustrating, mostly due to the weather, the second week felt much more bright and cheery. 🙂 And all the little miracles keep popping up. Remember what these…

Roller Coaster Week

And we were off to the races this week! And what a week it was. Our first liners (small plants with a root ball the size of a quarter) came on a semi from California Monday morning. There were nearly 10,000 plants on that…

What to do?

So we are supposed to come to this show to help us figure out what to order for next year. Yeah, right. Can’t we have them all? This cute little Scentopia Heliotrope? This Crazytunia Terracotta is tempting. Saguna Radiant Blue caught my eye. Sunpatiens…

April Hours – Correction for Renville County Farmer readers

We are NOT open Sunday, April 27! Monday through Wednesday we are open from 9 am until 5 pm. Starting Thursday, May 1 we are open until 8 pm weeknights. 😉

We are getting excited!

Woo-hoo! It’s almost here! In 6 more days The Flower House Garden Center officially opens. We are excited because the sun is shining and the temperature is rising. And the flowers are starting to share their sunshine, also!   And lunch will soon be…