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5 Weeks from #Seed to #Marigold #Flowers! #growfromseed

Marigolds Easy to Grow from Seed! We have been experimenting with #growing #plants #flowers from #seed #seeds & have found that #marigolds #marigold #germinate quickly & #grow quickly from Seed! #nofilter #nofilterneeded #sowedseed #sowedseeds #flowers #flower #flowerstagram #flowersofinstagram #flowerpower #flowerpic #flowerpics #flowerphotography #garden #gardens #gardening #gardenerofinstagram #inmygarden #inmygardentoday #gardeningtips #gardenersworld #gardeningtipsforbeginners #garden_explorers A post shared […]

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Painted Lady #Butterfly Loves #Zinnias! #butterflies #flowers

Does anyone know the name of this #butterfly #butterflies #butterfliesofinstagram #butterflylove #butterflygarden #butterflygardens #butterfliesarefree #nature #naturephotography #nature_perfection #naturelover #naturelovers #naturelove #nofilter #nofilterneeded A post shared by itsgardeningtime (@itsgardeningtime) on Sep 24, 2017 at 7:24am PDT What a gorgeous butterfly — Painted Lady! This is the first time we have seen such a butterfly in our […]


4 Huge Hanging Baskets! #container #containergarden

        During a visit to the Tidewater area of Virginia, we noticed 4 huge hanging baskets at a restaurant near our Hampton Inn hotel. When we take our after-breakfast walk, we usually encounter lovely displays of flowers, evergreens, and trees! The first hanging basket contains a profusion of yellow flowers that look […]

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Summer Parade of Gorgeous Flowers! how to garden beginner gardener beginner gardening

#SummerParade of Gorgeous #Flowers! #garden #gardening

It is officially Summer in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S.A. and we have a bounty of gorgeous flowers joining our Summer Parade! White Four O’Clocks are the first to line up! The trumpet-like blooms open up in the evening … Yellow Four O’Clocks join White Four O’Clocks in our Summer Parade! Four O’Clocks Blooming […]


Grow #Lilies in #Containers! #containergardening #containergarden

        Several years ago, we planted one Asiatic Lily in this large barrel container. Now, we have a container full of Asiatic Lilies because they quickly multiply on their own! As the container became more crowded, we noticed that the Lilies stopped blooming. Our solution was to create more space in the […]

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Orange #Flowers on #SpringParade! #flower #garden #gardening

        It’s late Spring in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S.A., and it’s time for our orange flowers to march in the Spring Parade! First up is Orange Asiatic Lilies!   To learn more about growing Asiatic Lilies click here. Our second late Spring bloomer in the Orange Flowers Spring Parade is […]


4 Reasons to #Grow Four O’Clocks! #garden #gardening #flowers

Four O’Clocks have trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom at night. During the day, the blossoms are closed. These low-maintenance perennials are very easy to grow and maintain. Four reasons to grow Four O’Clocks in your garden: Four O’Clocks are very easy to grow and require very little maintenance. There is no need to prune or fertilize. Four […]

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Red Admiral Butterfly on Daisy! how to garden beginner gardener beginner gardening

Red Admiral #Butterfly Enjoys #Daisy #Flower Head! #daisies #flowers

Daisies Daisies Daisies! Its late #spring #springtime in the #tidewater area of #southeastern #virginia & #daisies are #blooming! Lovely #whitepetals with #yellow #flower heads … Look closely & see a #redadmiralbutterfly feeding! #flower #flowers #flowerpic #flowerphotography #flowerphotograph #flowerphoto #flowerpower #garden #gardens #gardener #gardenchat #butterfly #butterflies #flowerstagram #itsgardeningtime #youtubechannel #youtube #youtuber #youtubers A post shared by […]


A Sea of Tickseed! #flower #flowers #garden #gardens #gardening

A Sea of Tickseeds! During an #afterbreakfast #walk encountered a #sea of #tickseeds #tickseedsunflower #tickseedcoreopsis in #newportnews #newportnewsva #newportnewsusa Gorgeous #yellowflowers #yellowflower #yellow #dainty #flowers #flower #flowerpic #flowerphotography #flowerphotograph #nofilter #garden #gardens #gardener #gardendc #gardenchat #gardening #gardeninspiration #gardeninstagram #flowerstagram #landscape #landscapes A post shared by itsgardeningtime (@itsgardeningtime) on May 31, 2017 at 2:28pm PDT During […]

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Red Roses & Sonata in Blue Bearded Iris how to garden beginner gardener beginner gardening

Red #Roses & Sonata in Blue Bearded #Irises Share Spotlight!

      Due to cool and rainy Spring weather, our rosebush is much larger than usual. It is so large that it is crowding our Sonata in Blue Bearded Irises. The result is a stunning contrast of colors: red roses in the background and lavender Iris blooms in the foreground. We also love the […]


Lose Yourself in #Nature … Let Nature Absorb Your #Stress! #flowers

As a gardener, sometimes you encounter a gardening scene so gorgeous that you lose yourself … You can actually feel the stress leaving your body. The beauty of Mother Nature consumes you and you melt … On a Spring morning, I canvas the gardens looking for fresh blooms, and encounter a Sonata in Blue Bearded […]

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A #Garden Full of #Pansies! #pansy #flower #flowers

We spent the weekend traveling to the mountains of West Virginia. During a hotel stay, we noticed a beautiful garden of pansies! We miss having pansies in our garden because the rabbits and deer love pansies! Therefore, it was a special delight to see so many colors of blooming pansies. A Garden Full of Pansies! […]


Cut Back Blue Coreopsis in Early Spring! #gardeningtips

It’s early Spring in the mid-Atlantic area of the U.S.A. and it’s a perfect time to prune our Blue Coreopsis shrub! Why? Blue Coreopsis blooms gorgeous blue flowers in Autumn, so pruning now avoids damaging flower buds and gives the shrub a boost. It is not necessary to fertilize Blue Coreopsis, but we do spread […]

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Maintenance-Free Daffodil Flowers! how to garden beginner gardener beginner gardening

Maintenance-Free Daffodil #Flowers! #garden #gardening

  If you are a beginner gardener or master gardener, and you are looking for the absolute easiest flower to grow and care for, Daffodils are the perfect choice! In Autumn, plant the bulb 6 inches deep into the ground, pointy side up. Cover with soil and apply water. That’s it! What you get in […]


#Red #Flowers for Your #Valentine! #ValentinesDay

        Why wait until Valentine’s Day to show your significant other how much you love them? Make every day Valentine’s Day! Our collection of bright red flowers remind us that red is the color for love! Red is hot, bright, and eye-catching! Our top left flower in the collage is a perfect […]

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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 […]


#Garden of #Perennials Minimizes Work Time Expense! #gardens

        When we turn the corner and walk down the hill, our Side Garden stands up and greets us everyday! It is full of low maintenance perennials that return every year. We don’t have to buy and plant new flowers, shrubs and vines. We just remove dead growth in early Spring, prune […]

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Hot Pink Hibiscus Flowers! how to garden beginner gardener

#Hot #Pink #Hibiscus #Flowers at Kingston Shores Resort! #pinkflowers

We are vacationing in the sub-tropical climate of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina USA. During an after-breakfast walk, we encounter a small Hibiscus shrub that is blooming hot pink flowers! The Kingston Shores Resort of Hilton brand hotels includes the Royale Palm Condominiums, Embassy Suites, Hilton Beach Club, and Hampton Inn. All of the hotels are […]


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 […]

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Cistena Shrub in Full Bloom! how to garden beginner gardener

6 Reasons to #Grow #Cistena #Shrub! #pinkflowers

                    Cistena is a large shrub that blooms light pink flowers in early spring. It is a member of the cherry family. Since it is a flowering shrub, we fertilize twice per year with an organic fertilizer Espoma PT18 Plant Tone, 18-Pound, once in early spring […]


8 Reasons to #Grow #Primrose! #flowers #flowerpower #flower

Primrose Blooming in Early Spring! #primrose are very easy to #grow & maintain #lowmaintenance #lowmaintenanceplants #deerresistant #deerresistantplants #deerresistantgardening #rabbitresistant #rabbitresistantflowers #rabbitresistantgardening #flower #flowers #flowerpower #flowerphotography #flowerphotos #flowerphoto #garden #gardens #gardener #gardendc #gardeningtips #gardeninspo #gardeninspired #gardeninstagram #landscape #landscapephotography #landscapes #itsgardeningtime #youtube #youtuber A post shared by itsgardeningtime (@itsgardeningtime) on Mar 26, 2017 at 7:22am PDT   […]

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#Daffodils Signal #Spring is Here! #flowers

      After a long cold winter, a bright spot of yellow is a welcome sign of Spring! Daffodils are so easy to plant and care for … After digging a hole about 6 inches deep and planting the bulb (pointy side up) in a sunny spot, there is no need to fertilize or […]


Wonder Why #Irises Stopped Blooming? 3 Steps #iris #flowers

  If you have noticed that your Irises are not blooming as much as they used to, it’s probably because they have multiplied and have become crowded. Irises multiply quickly, and once they get too crowded, they stop blooming. The solution is to dig them up and divide them, as we demonstrate in this video. […]

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5 Tips to Get #Tropical #Canna to Bloom Each Year! #flowers

    We have been waiting all summer for our Tropical Red Canna to bloom and it finally has! A beautiful red bloom tops the plant. Tropical plants like sun, water and humidity, so you wouldn’t think of them as perennials in the Mid-Atlantic area, but they can be … Here are 5 tips to […]


3 Reasons #Pink #Begonias Make U Smile! #flowers #flowerpower

                  Try looking at this big round ball of Pink Begonias and not smiling! Pink Begonias are a big round ball of joy! We planted 2 begonias in 1 pot, which is why the blooms are so full. Three reasons to grow begonias in your garden are: […]

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Salmon Geraniums how to garden beginner gardener

Salmon #Geraniums Like Part Sun! #flower #flowers

We have 2 salmon geraniums and they prefer part sun. Our red geraniums can take full sun, but the salmon geraniums do better with part sun. We placed them in front of a large evergreen to screen them from the full sun. For beginner gardeners, geraniums are a good choice. The key is to prune […]