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Pretty in #Pink! #flowers

      We have lots of “Pretty in Pink” in our garden! The top left photo is a pot of pink impatiens. Impatiens like shade, so if you have a shady spot in your garden, they are perfect! For more information, photos, and videos on impatiens, click here.   The top right photo is […]

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

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 […]


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

Red Salvia in the Fall how to garden beginner gardener

4 Steps to Keep #Red #Salvia Blooming Thru #Autumn! #flowers

                    Red Salvia has beautiful red spiked flowers that attract hummingbirds to your garden! They like morning sun. They don’t like the hot afternoon sun. Red Salvia will continue to bloom until the first hard frost, temperature below 32 degrees overnight. Here are 4 steps to […]


#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 […]

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

#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 […]


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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