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#Bees Love Purple #Salvia! #flowers #purpleflowers

  It’s Spring in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. and our Purple Salvia are blooming! Purple Salvia are perennials that return every year. The flowers are spikes of miniature purple flowers. Purple Salvia is very easy to maintain. Just prune the spikes once the flowers turn light brown. Fertilize with an organic fertilizer such […]

Purple Salvia Perennial beginner gardener how to garden

Fall Sedum Blooming how to garden beginner gardener

4 Gorgeous #Sedum in Full Bloom! #succulent #succulents

    Sedum Autumn Joy Sedum Autumn Joy is a large sedum, a succulent plant that blooms pretty pink flowers in the fall. It is very easy to maintain, just remove dead foliage in early spring. When the Sedum is young and just planted, fertilize lightly with organic fertilizer, such as Espoma PT18 Plant Tone, […]


4 Ways Barberry #Shrub Improves #Autumn #Landscape! #shrubs

                    Barberry Shrub is a very low maintenance shrub that has many uses in your landscape. Here are 4 ways Barberry shrub can improve your landscape: If you would like to create a natural fence along your property line, Barberry shrub is a good choice. It […]

Burgundy Barberry Shrub how to garden beginner gardener

Sedum in Full Bloom how to garden beginner gardener

#Sedum Matrona Blooming! #succulent #autumn

Our Sedum Matrona is in full bloom! It’s very easy to maintain …fertilize once per year with organic fertilizer in fall or spring. It has beautiful pink blooms, and deep green and burgundy succulent leaves. We love Sedum because they are easy to maintain and provide fantastic Fall color! #itsgardeningtime #garden #gardening #gardenlife #gardeningtips #gardeninglife […]


How 2 Attract #Butterflies! #pollinators #pollin8rchat #butterflygardening

                      Whenever I am in the mood to see some of God’s most beautiful creatures, I step outside and slowly walk over to our Butterfly (or Buddleia) Bush. Butterflies absolutely love Butter Bush! In our backyard, a  ten foot tall Butterfly bush leans up against […]

Black Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly [Photo Courtesy: cambridgeincolour.com]

Sedum Autumn Joy how to garden beginner gardener

#Sedum #Autumn Joy Blooms Pretty #Pink #Flowers! #plantforbees

  Sedum Autumn Joy is a large sedum, a succulent plant that blooms pretty pink flowers in the fall. It is very easy to maintain, just remove dead foliage in early spring. When the sedum is young and just planted, fertilize lightly with organic fertilizer, such as Espoma PT18 Plant Tone, 18-Pound. Attract bees to […]


#Bees Love Barberry #Shrub! #plantforbees #pollin8rchat #shrubs

  Burgundy Barberry Shrub provides deep burgundy color all year long. During the Winter, it provides color and structure in your landscape. It blooms small yellow flowers in early summer, which attracts honey bees. It has sharp thorns which keep the deer away. Barberry is very easy to maintain. Prune with pruning shears, such as […]

Burgundy Barberry shrub how to garden beginner gardener

Blue Coreopsis Bush how to garden beginner gardener

#Bees Love Blue Coreopsis #Shrub! #pollin8rchat #plantforbees

Blue Coreposis bush is a maintenance-free perennial! It blooms beautiful bright blue flowers in late summer through fall. It attracts butterflies and bees to your garden. It is very easy to maintain. Cut back hard in early spring with quality pruning shears such as Fiskars 25-33 Inch Power-Lever Extendable Hedge Shear (9169), and fertilize with […]