Daily Archives: August 24, 2014


How to #Prune Euonymus #Shrub! #pruning #howtoprune #shrubs

    Euonymus shrub provides green and yellow color all year long. The leaves are glossy and showy. It requires very little maintenance; just prune with quality pruning shears such as Fiskars 25-33 Inch Power-Lever Extendable Hedge Shear (9169), to maintain shape. Fertilize with organic fertilizer Espoma PT18 Plant Tone, 18-Pound in early Spring. Unfortunately, […]

Front Sidewalk Garden how to garden beginner gardener

3 Reasons to #Prune Flowering #Shrubs in #Autumn!

    We are experiencing an early Fall in the Mid-Atlantic area, so why not start pruning flowering shrubs such as Snowmound Spirea? Snowmound Spirea blooms pretty white flowers in the Spring. The small white flowers look like a layer of snow has fallen on the bush. Why is Autumn the best time to prune […]

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

2 Begonias (Light Pink and Dark Pink) in Container how to garden beginner gardener

Bumper Crop of #Begonias! #garden #flowers

    Begonias are very easy to maintain. They like full to part sun. Just fertilize with Espoma FT20 Flower Tone Plant Food, 20-Pound every few weeks during the growing season. The leaves retain water so only water when the soil is dry. The blooms fall of naturally, so it is not necessary to prune. […]


Shady garden? Impatiens r perfect 4 u!

    Impatiens are the perfect choice for a shady or partly shady spot in your garden! They are low maintenance annuals that bloom all spring, summer, and fall. They don’t die off until the first hard frost. No need to prune; just fertilize lightly with Espoma FT20 Flower Tone Plant Food, 20-Pound every month. Watch […]

Peach Impatiens beginner gardener how to garden