Tag Archives : succulent


#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

Container of Sedum Matrona how to garden beginner gardener

6 Reasons to #Grow #Sedum #Succulents in #Containers! #containergardening

  It’s late Summer in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S.A. and our Sedum Matrona is about to bloom! Sedum Matrona is a succulent plant that does very well in containers. It blooms clusters of light pink flowers. We have 6 reasons to grow Sedum Matrona in containers! Reason # 1 – Sedum are very […]


6 Reasons to #Grow #Hens and #Chicks! #succulent #hensandchicks

  Hens and Chicks are one of our favorite succulent plants. They look like puffy rosettes. The tips of the leaves are very sharp so you don’t have to worry about garden pests such as deer, rabbits, etc. The leaves of succulent plants retain water, so there is no need to water very often. For […]

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Combo: Sedum and Iris beginner gardener how to garden

#Succulent #Sedum & Stunning #Irises! #flowers #pink

        Our most durable perennials are Bearded Irises, which bloom in the Spring, and Sedum, which bloom in Autumn. We must love pink because we have an abundance of pink Bearded Irises and pink Sedum in our garden! Bearded Irises and Sedum are very easy to maintain. Most importantly, Bearded Irises provide […]


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 […]

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Touch a Plant to Reduce Stress! how to garden itsgardeningtime beginner gardener beginner gardening

#Touch a #Plant to Reduce #Stress! #stressrelief

“In a recent study, men who touched plant leaves for two minutes felt calmer and had less cerebral blood flow to the brain areas associated with stress than men who touched metal or other materials.” [Source: Bottom Line Personal, Vol 35 Number 20, October 15, 2014] To read the actual study, click here.     […]


#Prune #Sedum #Autumn Joy? #pruning #succulent #succulents

Our Sedum Autum Joy is so healthy that it gets top-heavy when it blooms! Should it be pruned before blooming in the Fall? if so, when is the best time to prune? Please comment below or reply to our twitter @itsgardningtime … Thanks! Our Sedum Autumn Joy is a large sedum, a succulent plant that […]

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Stonecrop Sedum how to garden beginner gardener

#Blue #Succulent #Sedum Leaves & #Magenta #Flowers! #autumn

  Stonecrop Sedum! We love sedum plants because they are very easy to maintain; provide beautiful fall blooms, and interesting leaf textures and colors. Stonecrop Sedum has cobalt blue leaves with magenta blooms. The leaves feel good to the touch. If you lightly touch the leaves, they slightly tickle your hand! This is a perfect […]


#Sedum Matrona Blooming! #succulent #autumn

Our Sedum Matrona is in full bloom! It’s very easy to maintain …fertilize once per year with organic fertilizer in fall or spring. It has beautiful pink blooms, and deep green and burgundy succulent leaves. We love Sedum because they are easy to maintain and provide fantastic Fall color! #itsgardeningtime #garden #gardening #gardenlife #gardeningtips #gardeninglife […]

Sedum in Full Bloom how to garden beginner gardener

Sedum in Full Bloom how to garden beginner gardener

#Bees Love #Sedum #Pink #Flowers! #plantforbees #succulents

Sedum Matrona plant in full bloom! Very easy to maintain; fertilize once per year with organic fertilizer such as Espoma PT4 4-Pound Plant-Tone Organic 5-3-3 Plant Food, in fall or spring. Beautiful pink blooms. Deep green and burgundy succulent leaves. We love Sedum because they are easy to maintain and provide fantastic fall color! For […]