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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 […]

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#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 […]


#orangeflowersarethebest #orangeflowers #flowers #flowerpower

      #orangeflowersarethebest We borrowed this hashtag from The Houseplant Guru after they admired our orange flowers on Twitter. We have lots of orange flowers in our garden! The top left photo is an orange Canna, which is a tropical plant that loves sun and water. Believe it or not, Tropical Cannas will grow […]

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Orange #Flowers are the Best! #flower #orangeflowersarethebest

      We love shades of “orange” in our garden! The top left photo is multi-color Zinnias planted from seed Zinnias are very easy to grow. We just sprinkled the seeds in amended soil, and lightly sprayed with water everyday for a couple of weeks. We waited until late Spring so that the night-time […]


6 Reasons to #Grow #Milkweed #Shrub in Your #Garden!

  The name “milkweed” doesn’t sound like a very attractive name. When gardeners think of “weeds,” positive thoughts typically don’t come to our minds. However, there are 5 reasons to grown ‘Milkweed Bush” in your garden: Monarch butterflies are attracted to gardens with a milkweed bush. The milkweed bush is a host plant for Monarch […]

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Shades of #Peach in #Summer #Garden! #flowers

      We love shades of “peach” in our garden! The top left photo is multi-color Zinnias planted from seed. Zinnias are very easy to grow. We just sprinkled the seeds in amended soil, and lightly sprayed with water everyday for a couple of weeks. We waited until late Spring so that the night-time […]


Save #Monarch #Butterfly! Plant #Milkweed! #butterflies

  Monarch butterflies are attracted to gardens with a milkweed bush. The milkweed bush is a host plant for Monarch butterflies to lay their eggs. The beautiful orange blooms will add bright orange color to your garden! For beginner gardeners, milkweed multiplies rapidly! To keep it in a confined area, pick off the seedpods that […]

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