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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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#Gardening Sabotage & What to Do … #gardens #garden

It’s early Autumn in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S.A. We have grown Zinnias from seed this year, and they are gorgeous! However, Zinnias are susceptible to powdery mildew fungus. The worst thing you can do to Zinnias is water them with an overhead sprinkler. The water stays on the leaves and leads to powdery […]


8 Plants for Triangle #Garden! #gardens #flowers

  We have a garden in the shape of a triangle at the front of our property, so we call it our “Front Triangle Garden.” We have the following plants in our Front Triangle Garden: Zinnias Day Lilies Asiatic Lilies Tinkerbell Irises Lady Friend Bearded Irises Purple Salvia Blue Coreopsis Tropical Peach Cannas It’s late […]

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Countdown to Big #Zinnia #Blooms! #flowers #flower

About 8 weeks ago, we sowed Zinnia seeds in small containers. They germinated within 7 days and grew to several inches tall within 3 – 4 weeks. At that point we began transplanting the seedlings to larger containers and in the ground. Every day or two, we check the Zinnias to see how they are […]


#ContainerGardening! #petunia #vinca #zinnia #flowers

We have a huge container of violet Petunias that return every year! We also have a gorgeous white Vinca that returned from last year! About 2 weeks ago, we transplanted 3 Zinnia seedlings to the container, and they are doing very well! We are looking forward to the Zinnia blooms very soon! It took about […]

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How to #Grow from #Seeds! #growfromseed #containergardening

      Plants are expensive, so to save money and test our green thumbs, we are growing from seed this spring! We purchased packets of Lupine, Marigolds, and Zinnias at online Burpee Gardening. Lupine is a new plant for us. Lo likes to try new plants, so he spends just a dollar or two […]


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 […]

Shades of Peach how to garden beginner gardener

Shades of Peach how to garden beginner gardener

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 […]