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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 […]

A Sea of Tickseed! how to garden beginner gardener beginner gardening

Heavenly Bamboo Shrub how to garden beginner gardener beginner gardening

Heavenly Bamboo #Shrub Fills Empty Space in #Landscape! #shrubs

                      We encountered a gorgeous shrub while traveling in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S.A. The reason we like it is because it maintains interest and color throughout 4 seasons! Even in the cold of Winter, the red berries persist! During Spring, Summer and Autumn, […]


Euonymus #Shrub Brightens #Spring #Landscape! #shrubs

    It’s early Spring in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S.A. and our Euonymus shrub has glossy green and gold leaves that brighten your landscape! This is a perfect shrub to establish a property line because it grows quickly! It maintains it’s leaves throughout all seasons, even in the cold of Winter. During Winter […]

Euonymus Shrub Brightens Spring Landscape! how to garden beginner gardener beginner gardening

Butterfly Bush [Photo Courtesy: www.pixabay.com] how to garden beginner gardener beginner gardening

How to #Grow & Care for #Butterfly Bush! #gardeningtips

Buddleja, buddleia, butterfly bush. #flora #natura #nature #naturaleza #flores #flowers #bridge #buddleja #buddleia #butterflybush #green #botanic #botanica A post shared by Siu (@siuspot) on Mar 24, 2017 at 8:06am PDT We finally got a close-up photo of our Butterfly Bush flowers! Butterfly Bush Flower Cluster Attracts Butterflies! #butterfly #butterflies #butterflygarden #butterflygardens #butterflygardening #buddleia #flower #flowers […]


#Tropical #Shrub #Blooms #White #Flowers! #whiteflowers

We are vacationing in the sub-tropical climate of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina USA. During an after-breakfast walk, we notice a very large shrub with white flower clusters that resemble Azalea flowers! The shrub is eye-catching and gorgeous! The leaves are about 3 inches long, glossy green, slender and pointy. If you know the name of […]

Tropical Shrub Blooms White Flowers! how to garden beginner gardener

Ligustrum Vicaryl Golden Privet Shrub how to garden beginner gardening

5 Reasons for #Golden Privet #Shrub! #lowmaintenance #shrubs

  The official name for Golden Privet shrub is Ligustrum Vicaryl Golden Privet. It is an unusual name for a shrub but it is a stunning, eye-catching shrub that serves several purposes in your garden or landscape. This unique shrub has golden leaves in Spring that get a little more green as the Summer arrives. It’s […]


#Tropical #Canna & #Blue Coreopsis #Shrub! #flowers

It’s a late Summer morning and we notice a nice contrast of plants in our Triangle garden … We have tropical Peach Canna, which hasn’t bloomed yet; and a background of Blue Coreopsis shrub. Blue Coreopsis is a low maintenance shrub. Tropical Cannas require more TLC because the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. is not […]

Peach Tropical Canna! beginner gardener how to garden

Blue Coreopsis Flowers how to garden beginner gardener

#Bees Love #Blue Coreopsis #Shrub! #blueflowers #flowers

Blue Coreposis bush is a maintenance-free perennial! It blooms beautiful bright blue flowers in late summer through fall. It attracts butterflies and bees to your garden. It is very easy to maintain. Cut back hard in early spring with quality pruning shears such as Fiskars 25-33 Inch Power-Lever Extendable Hedge Shear (9169), and fertilize with […]


#Bees Love #Barberry #Shrub! #shrubs

  Burgundy Barberry Shrub provides deep burgundy color all year long. During the Winter, it provides color and structure in your landscape. It blooms small yellow flowers in early summer, which attracts honey bees. It has sharp thorns which keep the deer away. Barberry is very easy to maintain. Prune with pruning shears, such as […]

Burgundy Barberry shrub how to garden beginner gardener

Burning Bush beginner gardener how to garden

4 Reasons to #Grow Burning Bush! #autumn #landscape

It’s Fall in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. and our Burning Bush leaves are transitioning to red! Here are 4 reasons to grow Burning Bush in your landscape: Burning Bush is very easy to maintain. Just prune once per year to maintain shape. Burning Bush will give you brilliant red leaves in the Fall. […]


5 #GardeningTips to #Grow Golden Yarrow! #flowers

    Golden Yarrow is one of our favorite perennials! It occupies the center of our Side Garden. It grows to about 3 feet tall and just as wide. The blooms are unique because they are flat across the top. The leaves are feathery, similar to ferns. Following are 5 tips to grow Golden Yarrow: […]

Golden Yarrow beginner gardener how to garden

Neon Spirea Shrub beginner gardener how to garden

8 Reasons to #Grow Neon Spirea in Your #Garden & #Landscape!

    Neon Spirea is our favorite easy-maintenance flowering shrub! It is extremely easy to maintain and it blooms beautiful magenta flowers consistently throughout summer! What are 8 reasons to grow Neon Spirea in your garden? Neon Spirea blooms gorgeous magenta clusters of flowers beginning in late Spring, and continuing throughout Summer! Neon Spirea are […]


What #Shrub Sports #Orange #Berries in #Autumn?

  Pyracantha Teton is a thorny shrub that grows upright and dense. Here are 5 reasons to grow Pyracantha Teton in your garden: (1) Pyracantha Teton adds bright orange color to your Fall garden. (2) If you would like to create a natural border, Pyracantha Teton has thorns which discourage animals and humans. (3) Pyracantha […]

Autumn Transition (Pyracantha Teton, Oak tree, Golden Barberry, Pumpkin Chrysanthemum) beginner gardener how to garden

It's Time to Prune! how to garden beginner gardener

#Prune Non-Flowering #Shrubs in Early #Spring! #howtoprune

    Early Spring is an excellent time to prune non-flowering shrubs and evergreens! Our Front Sidewalk Garden showcases a green and yellow Euonymus shrub, which provides color all year long. The leaves are glossy and showy. It requires very little maintenance; just prune with quality pruning shears such as Fiskars 25-33 Inch Power-Lever Extendable […]


ISO R&R at #Massanutten #healthandwellness

    We spent Thanksgiving weekend at Massanutten, a mountain resort in Harrisonburg, Virginia. We were in search of rest and relaxation, health and wellness. We usually take a trip to the mountains in the Autumn. It’s an opportunity to exhale, relax, and talk. We have found that communication is the key to a healthy […]

Red Berries Shrub at Massanutten Resort how to garden beginner gardener

Camellia "Yuletide" beginner gardener how to garden

4 Reasons to Add #Yuletide #Camellia to #Autumn #Landscape!

  Our huge Christmas Camellia is ready for the holidays! It’s sporting bright red and yellow blooms and is standing 10 feet tall. We purchased the Camellia at a plant nursery in Chincoteague, Virginia about 7 years ago. It was about 18 inches tall at that time. It’s very easy to grow and maintain. We […]


Winterberry #Shrub Adds Stunning Color! #autumn #landscape

    We are at the Massanutten Resort in Harrisonburg, Virginia. As we take a walk on a sunny but chilly afternoon, we notice a shrub with bright red berries! It looks similar to our Barberry shrubs, but it has no thorns and no leaves. If anyone knows the name of this shrub, please let […]

Red Berries Shrub how to garden beginner gardener

Red Maple Tree in Autumn how to garden beginner gardener

#Autumn #Landscapes in the Mid-Atlantic U.S.A.! #trees #shrubs

      When the temperatures cool down, it’s a welcome respite from the long, hot Summer! Autumn is our favorite season! The trees and shrubs begin to change colors. Nature gives us a free show of colors, textures and berries!     Autumn ushers in a kaleidoscope of colors, such as red, yellow, burgundy, […]


Brighten #Autumn #Garden w/ Burning Bush! #shrubs

It’s Fall in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. and our Burning Bush leaves are transitioning to red! Burning Bush is very easy to maintain. Just prune once per year to maintain shape, and in return, Burning Bush will give you brilliant red leaves in the Fall. This is our 1st video on Burning Bush […]

Burning Bush how to garden beginner gardener

Burgundy Barberry Shrub how to garden beginner gardener

4 Ways Barberry #Shrub Improves #Autumn #Landscape! #shrubs

                    Barberry Shrub is a very low maintenance shrub that has many uses in your landscape. Here are 4 ways Barberry shrub can improve your landscape: If you would like to create a natural fence along your property line, Barberry shrub is a good choice. It […]


#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 […]

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

Cistena Shrub beginner gardener how to garden

Cistena #Shrub Blooms #Pink #Flowers! #spring #springblossoms

                    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 […]