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#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 […]

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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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#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 […]


#Red #Roses & #Orange Asiatic #Lilies! #flowers

A #combo of #roses and #lilies in #williamsburg #virginia! #pretty #red roses and #orange #asiatic lilies are #stunning ! #flowerphoto #flowerphoto #flowerphotos #flowerpics #flowerpic #flowerpoctures #flowerstagram #floweroftheday #flowerlovers #rose #lily #gardeninspiration #gardeninspired #gardeninstagram #gardeninspirations A photo posted by itsgardeningtime (@itsgardeningtime) on May 29, 2016 at 3:45pm PDT We are in Williamsburg, Virginia, one of our […]

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#Yellow Teacup #Roses in #Williamsburg #Virginia!

We are in Williamsburg Virginia, one of our favorite places! We have just finished breakfast and we are taking a walk to burn off some calories. We notice a row of beautiful rose bushes and stop to admire a yellow teacup rose bush! Williamsburg is in the southeastern region of Virginia and is nestled between […]


6 Steps to Prepare #Spring #Garden! #gardens #gardening

                      The pics show our Side Garden in late Spring to early Summer. As you may know, it takes some work to get there. The video below shows our Side Garden after a long, cold and snowy Winter. Below the video, we have 6 steps […]

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15 Gorgeous #Plants in Our Side #Garden! #gardens #gardening

        When we turn the corner and walk down the hill, our Side Garden stands up and greets us everyday! I have always loved Side Gardens. When I was growing up, my parents had a Side Garden of Irises, Lilies, Roses, and Azaleas. Side Gardens are typically not as visible from inside […]


#Red #Roses in Full Bloom! #flowers #redroses #redflowers

It’s mid Spring in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. and our Red Roses are in full bloom! Roses are a very popular shrub because of their beautiful layered blooms! To ensure continuous blooms, fertilize roses in early Spring and Autumn. Use an organic rose fertilizer such as Espoma Rose-tone 6-6-4 Plant Food 20 Pounds […]

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#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 […]


Why #Fertilize & #Prune #Roses? #pruning #fertilizing #rose

  The two most important things you can do to produce beautiful rose blooms is to fertilize and prune regularly! Roses are heavy feeders, and they require certain nutrients, such as lime. We have had excellent success with an organic rose fertilizer (Espoma RT18 Rose Tone, 18-Pound). Dead blooms steal nutrients from your roses, so […]

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