Lawn Care Now 29 Aug 0
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Lawn Care Now

Let’s face it, most of our lawns are neglected this time of the year except for watering when they need it. But, if you have not fertilized your Bermuda or zoysia lawn with a good lawn fertilizer this summer, do so now. While name brands can be expensive, those with…

These Plants Enjoy Shade 27 Jul 0
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These Plants Enjoy Shade

This time of the year, shade is what we all look for in the garden. And while we like to escape summer in shady spots these plants love shade, too. While both impatiens and caladiums have types that will survive our sunny summer days, the ones most of us grow…

Caring For Summer Annuals 15 Jul 0
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Caring For Summer Annuals

Pruning, fertilizing and watering are the musts for summer annuals. The problem is that there is no one size fits all recommendation. So here is a list of the most common summer annuals, and how I care for them. Petunias – You can plant these anytime, but they like sun…

Bold Summer Color 30 Jun 0
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Bold Summer Color

Black-eyed susans also know as coneflower or rudbeckia are the perfect summer flower for sunny gardens. Both the Autumn Colors and Indian Summer are annuals and the Goldstrum selection is a perennial in my garden. To be honest, the annual images were taken at Brookwood Village in the colorful pots…