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About flowersoul

Flower Art & Soul: Bulk wildflower and herb seeds. Wholesale prices and great seed.

Fun facts for history.

My daughter was talking about some of her work yesterday. She is doing Geo-Archeology. A fun fact she mentioned in conversation was that often while looking for old homestead sites Archeologist look for domesticated plants and flowers that are out … Continue reading

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Are my seeds still good?

Seeds are only viable for a few years, some longer than others. After the peak period most seed germination rate starts to drop. If you have old seed it’s always worth trying to plant them but don’t count on a … Continue reading

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to clean or not to clean?

It’s that time of year when most flowers are starting to fade, the spring blooms are now dry and weedy and for those of us living out here in the west, everything is parched. Resist the temptation of cleaning up … Continue reading

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Zinnias, Cosmos and Sunflowers. Heat loving flowers

Hot loving flowers! It is not too late to plant those flowers that will not really get started until it gets hot. As long as there is irrigation plant them from now until even early June: Zinnias, all types. Originally … Continue reading

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Cosmos seeds are easy to plant and we have both mixes and individual colors. Native to Mexico they are easy to grow and work both in mass plantings and as filler in flower beds. Bloom time is summer and early … Continue reading

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Seed for wedding favors

Thought I would post this picture again. Flower seeds for wedding favors. Pictured is the fall planting mix but the spring mix looks the same in terms of volume. Make your own packaging and use your imagination from coin envelopes … Continue reading

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Sweet Peas

Sweet Peas are one of the most best known of garden flowers. They make excellent cut flowers and some have a delightful fragrance. They are all in the Fabaceae family. Almost all are vines although the shorter (knee high) variety … Continue reading

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Early spring blooms from seed

It’s that time of year when we need to start thinking about what and when to plant seeds. Here is a list of spring blooming annuals with germination times. Most of these seeds need to be in the ground as … Continue reading

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