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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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Tiger Lilies on Spring Parade! spring springparade flower flowers tigerlily tigerlilies lily lilies orange orangeflowers

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 […]

Yellow Four O'Clocks

Icy Evergreens in Winter Landscape! how to garden beginner gardener beginner gardening

Icy #Evergreens in #Winter #Landscape! #landscapes

      The Blizzard of 2017, also called Stella Blizzard 2017, made it’s way up the East coast of the U.S.A in March. It left only a couple of inches of snow in the Mid-Atlantic area, but it also left lots of ice! The reason we love evergreens in our landscape is because they […]


Black Tupelo #Tree in Autumn! #autumn #landscape #trees

                      We have a tall tree on the outskirts of our backyard that turns brilliant red, yellow and orange each Autumn. Each leaf shows all 3 colors, which is very unusual. For many years, we didn’t know the name of the tree, but now we […]

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Red Flowers for My Valentine! how to garden beginner gardening

#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 […]


#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 […]

White Asiatic Lilies Blooming in Early Summer! beginner gardener how to garden

Primrose Flowers in Early Spring how to garden beginner gardener beginner gardening

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   […]


4 Reasons to #Grow #Pink #Hyacinth #Flowers! #pinkflowers

  It’s early Spring in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. and our White Hyacinth are finally in bloom! Five reasons to grow hyacinth in your garden are: Hyacinth are hardy plants that require very little maintenance. Hyacinth are deer-resistant, rabbit-resistant, vole resistant, and squirrel resistant. Over time, hyacinth bulbs multiply on their own. You […]

Pink Hyacinth Flowers! how to garden beginner gardener

Front Sidewalk Garden how to garden beginner gardener

Front Sidewalk #Garden is #LowMaintenance! #gardening

  Our Front Sidewalk Garden includes Red Potted Geraniums, Japanese Wildflowers, Euonymus Shrub, Tall Arborvitae Evergreens, and Irises. In our birdbath, we placed Hens and Chicks succulent plants. The Front Sidewalk Garden is very low maintenance … we prune the Euonymus a couple of times per year to keep it small. The Japanese Wildflowers require […]


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]

Combination Sedum, Barberry, Sedum Matrona, Azaleas how to garden beginner gardener

3-n-1 Combo of #Sedum #Barberry & #Azaleas! #autumn

Sedum in a small pot is beginning to bloom in the Fall. Combination of azaleas in the background and barberry bush in the foreground, with Sedum Matrona blooming, makes a nice variety of plant colors and textures. Sedum flowers attract bees and butterflies. We have had some deer damage on sedum plants, so if you […]


3 Steps to #Transplant (Move) a #Plant! #planting #howtoplant

Why Move A Plant? There are many reasons for moving a plant. It may have outgrown it’s location. It may need more or less sun than it receives in it’s current location. Whatever the reason, the degree of difficulty depends on the size of the plant. How to Move A Plant For small plants, such […]

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