Category Archives : Fertilizing


4 Benefits of #ContainerGardening! #garden

What is Container Gardening? Container Gardening is growing your favorite plants in a container. Containers come in various sizes so you can grow flowers, perennials, and even small shrubs in a container. If you have plants that multiply quickly, such as Bearded Irises, you can plant the extras in a container. There are many benefits […]

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3 #GardeningTips to #Grow Big #Red #Geranium #Flowers!

  Geraniums are very easy to grow and will give you large red clusters of flowers if they are happy! What are the secrets to big Red Geranium blooms? Geraniums are heavy feeders. They like to be fertilized once every week or two. We use an organic fertilizer. Pruning dead blooms helps the plant to […]


Watch Our #Gardening Channel on #YouTube! #garden

                    When I was in my early 20s, I loved watching gardening shows on PBS (Public Broadcasting System). The host would visit various gardens and showcase the plants. She slowly walked through the garden paths, stopped to touch the plants, share the names of the plants, […]

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Snowmound Spirea Blooms Look Like Snow! beginner gardener how to garden

3 Ways to Prepare #Flowering #Shrubs for #Winter! #shrub

                    Neon Spirea has beautiful magenta blooms. The shrub is very easy to maintain and blooms all spring and summer. In the Autumn, the leaves turn gold, which is a nice accent color for your Autumn landscape!                   […]


Fertilize #Azaleas in #Autumn 4 Gorgeous #Spring #Flowers! #fertilizing

    Fall is the perfect time to fertilize azaleas. The cooler temperatures enable to roots to absorb fertilizer without the stress of hot temps. Use a special fertilizer for acid-loving plants such as Espoma HT8 Holly-Tone 4-3-4, 8 Pounds. For beginner gardeners, azaleas can be tempermental. They like the right amount of sun, which […]

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#Fertilize #Roses in #Autumn 4 Gorgeous #Spring #Flowers! #fertilizing

    Due to cooler temperatures, it’s a good time to fertilize roses in the fall to prepare for winter. Roots store up nutrients for the plant. The result is beautiful spring blooms! We use a special fertilizer that has the ingredients needed by roses: Espoma RT8 8-Pound Rose-Tone Plant Food For beginner gardener, roses […]


#Autumn Perfect Time to #Fertilize #Shrubs! #fertilizing #howtofertilize

                    Due to cooler temperatures, Fall is the perfect time to fertilize shrubs. Spirea shrubs are very easy to maintain. Snowmound Spirea is a medium-sized shrub that blooms in the Spring. They have small white blooms that look like a layer of snow has fallen on […]

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Why #Fertilize & #Prune #Roses? #pruning #fertilizing #rose

  The two most important things you can do to produce beautiful rose blooms is to fertilize and prune regularly! Roses are heavy feeders, and they require certain nutrients, such as lime. We have had excellent success with an organic rose fertilizer (Espoma RT18 Rose Tone, 18-Pound). Dead blooms steal nutrients from your roses, so […]


Why #Fertilize #Flowers? #flowerpower #fertilizing #flower

Why Do Annuals Need Fertilizer? Annuals are plants/flowers that last one growing season. It takes alot of plant energy for flowers to bloom, and fertilizer provides a boost of nutrients needed by annuals. It is important to fertilize annuals on a consistent basis so that your annuals will bloom continuously. What Type of Fertilizer? We […]

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