Daily Archives: October 4, 2014


The Care & Feeding of #Mums! #autumnblossoms #flowers

What Are Mums? Chrysanthemums, or “mums” as they are commonly called, are colorful perennials that bloom in the Fall. Their leaves have scalloped, wavy edges. Fortunately, mums have a slight scent that keeps deer and rabbits away. When to Plant Mums? Mums can be planted anytime from early Spring to late Fall. If they are […]

Play Tic Tac Toe with Mums! how to garden beginner gardener

Magenta Mum in Full Bloom how to garden beginner gardener

5 #Secrets to Gorgeous #Autumn #Mums! #chrysanthemum #flowers

                    What are the 5 Secrets to Beautiful Fall Blooms? Secret #1 – By mid-summer, you will notice your mums starting to form flower buds. That’s when you know it’s time to prune. If you cut the mums back by the 4th of July weekend, it […]


Red #Salvia Blooming in #Autumn Sun! #flowers

Red Salvia has beautiful red spiked flowers that attract hummingbirds to your garden! Even in the early Fall, you will see a few hummingbirds stop at your Red Salvia as they make their migration to warmer climates. Red Salvia like morning sun. Red Salvia will continue to bloom until the first hard frost, temperature below […]

Red Salvia in the Fall how to garden beginner gardener

Magenta Mum in Full Bloom how to garden beginner gardener

#Magenta #Mum #Flowers! #autumn #chrysanthemum #flower

    It’s Fall in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. We have been eagerly awaiting the beautiful chrysanthemum blooms. During mid-Summer, we posted a video on pruning this mum to force fall blooms, and now we are about to get our wish. Take a peek below … The following video shows the Magenta Mum […]