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Gardening can be very simple. This collection of garden tips helps you grow beautiful flowers and plants.

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Flower bulbs make it easy to keep your garden colorful all season long. Get a jump on spring with early-bloomers such as crocus and daffodils. Follow that with tulips, alliums and iris. For summer through fall there are lilies, dahlias, cannas and so many more.  With this chart you can see the whole growing season at a glance. Planting bulbs that blossom at different times of the year will ensure you always have a wave of new flowers coming into bloom.

BLOOM TIME PLANNING GUIDE FOR SPRING AND SUMMER FLOWER BULBS

Flower bulbs make it easy to keep your garden colorful all season long. Get a jump on spring with early-bloomers such as crocus and daffodils. Follow that with tulips, alliums and iris. For summer through fall there are lilies, dahlias, cannas and so many more. With this chart you can see the whole growing season at a glance. Planting bulbs that blossom at different times of the year will ensure you always have a wave of new flowers coming into bloom.

How to Water Your Plants. Wondering when and how much to water your plants? These 7 tips will help you become a watering pro, so you can give your plants exactly what they need to thrive.

How to Water Your Plants

Anyone can pour water on a plant. But it takes time and experience to understand how plants use water and the many variables that come into play. These include the type of plant, its size, the soil texture, recent weather, sun exposure, time of day and time of year. Plants grow better when you are watering effectively.

Hostas can turn a dull, shady part of your yard into an elegant, low-maintenance landscape that looks attractive from spring through fall. Unlike most perennial. Low Maintenance Landscaping, Container Herb Garden, Planting Flowers, Window Herb Garden, Grasses Landscaping, Garden Catalogs, Perennials, Container Gardening, Hillside Landscaping

All About Hostas

Hostas can turn a dull, shady part of your yard into an elegant, low-maintenance landscape that looks attractive from spring through fall. Unlike most perennials, hostas are grown for their colorful foliage rather than for their flowers. There are hundreds of varieties to choose from, each with its own unique leaf size, shape, and color.

Every garden looks better with clematis! As these perennial vines scramble up tr. Every garden loo Dream Garden Flowers, Slow Flower, Showy Flowers, Perennials, Lavender Herb Garden, Garden Vines, Growing Flowers, Clematis, Longfield Gardens

6 Tips for Growing Clematis

Clematis have an important role to play in any flower garden. As they scramble up trellises, climb over arbors and thread themselves through other plants, these perennial vines weave a rich tapestry of color and texture. Read on for six tips that will help you be successful with the “queen of climbers.”

All About Hostas. Hostas are carefree, long-lived perennials that thrive in the shade. Unlike most perennials, hostas are grown for their decorative foliage rather than for their flowers.

All About Hostas

During their first growing season, young hosta plants benefit from being watered weekly or whenever the weather is dry. A 2" layer of mulch will help keep the soil moist and encourage strong root growth. Once the plants are large enough to shade the soil, there's no need for mulch.

Old-fashioned bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis) is must-have plant for shade gardens and an ideal companion for hosta, astilbe and ferns. Generations of gardeners have lost their hearts to this carefree, long-lived perennial. Bloom, Bleeding Heart, Plants, Garden Help, Love Garden, Perennials, Shade Plants, Summer Garden, Longfield Gardens

All About Dicentra

Old-fashioned bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis) is must-have plant for shade gardens and an ideal companion for hosta, astilbe and ferns. Generations of gardeners have lost their hearts to this carefree, long-lived perennial.

All About Elephant Ears. Learn when and where to plant elephant ears, how to care for the plants, how to use them in gardens and containers, and how to care for the plants at the end of the season.

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All About Elephant Ears. Learn when and where to plant elephant ears, how to care for the plants, how to use them in gardens and containers, and how to care for the plants at the end of the season.

All About Hostas. Hostas are carefree, long-lived perennials that thrive in the shade. Unlike most perennials, hostas are grown for their decorative foliage rather than for their flowers.

All About Hostas

All About Hostas. Hostas are carefree, long-lived perennials that thrive in the shade. Unlike most perennials, hostas are grown for their decorative foliage rather than for their flowers.

 Lilies are hardy perennials with elegant, midsummer blooms. Learn about the different types of lilies, ways to use them in your garden, and how to plant and care for them. Garden Bulbs, Lily Bulbs, Green Thumb, Plants, Growing Plants, Lawn And Garden, Secret Garden, Types Of Lilies, Longfield Gardens

All About Lilies

All About Lilies. Lilies are hardy perennials with elegant, midsummer blooms. Learn about the different types of lilies, ways to use them in your garden, and how to plant and care for them.

are one of America& best-loved perennials. Their lush, early summer. - ::: Ogród z duszą / Garten der Seele ::: - Peonies are one of America& best-loved perennials. Their lush, early summer. - ::: Ogród z duszą / Garten der Seele ::: -

5 Tips for Growing Peonies - Longfield Gardens

Peonies are one of America's best-loved perennials. Their lush, early summer flowers are the height of elegance, yet the plants are as tough as nails. If you're thinking about adding some peonies to your yard and garden, here are some tips to help ensure your success.

All About Peonies. Peonies are perennial garden classics, loved for their extravagant, early summer blossoms. They are dependable, incredibly long-lived plants and will bloom for generations.

All About Peonies

Peonies are perennial garden classics, loved throughout the world for their extravagant, early summer blossoms. They are dependable, long-lived plants that will bloom for generations with little or no attention.

Garden designers know that shady gardens have some unique challenges as well as some creative advantages. Here are seven tips that can help you make the most of a shady site. Green Thumb, Plants, Garden, Shade Garden, Beautiful Flowers, Landscape, Gardening Tips, Yard Decor, Longfield Gardens

Design Tips for Shady Gardens

Garden designers know that shady gardens have some unique challenges as well as some creative advantages. Here are seven tips that can help you make the most of a shady site.

There is nothing difficult about growing dahlias. Give these flower-producing machines a sunny spot in your garden and they will reward you with armloads of beautiful blooms from midsummer to frost. Flower Garden, Bloom, Dahlia, Spring Garden, Beautiful Blooms, Beautiful Flowers, Flowers, Growing Dahlias, Longfield Gardens

8 Tips for Growing Better Dahlias

There is nothing difficult about growing dahlias. Give these flower-producing machines a sunny spot in your garden and they will reward you with armloads of beautiful blooms from midsummer to frost.

During late fall and early winter, tulips, daffodils and other spring bulbs are growing roots and getting ready to sprout. If the weather is unusually warm, they may come up too early -- but there's no need for concern! Learn more: Rhizome, Plants, Bulb, Daffodils, Lawn And Garden, Herbalist Garden, Spring Bulbs, Gardening Tips, Longfield Gardens

What to Do When Bulbs Come Up Too Early

During late fall and early winter, tulips, daffodils and other spring bulbs are growing roots and getting ready to sprout. If the weather is unusually warm, they may come up too early -- but there's no need for concern! Learn more:

Discover the Beauty of Double Amaryllis - Longfield Gardens Plants, Beautiful Blooms, Bee Garden, Gardening Gift Baskets, Amaryllis Bulbs, Flowers Petals, Spring Flowering Bulbs, Amaryllis, Longfield Gardens

Discover the Beauty of Double Amaryllis - Longfield Gardens

#Planting amaryllis bulbs is a bite-size project that you can do right on your kitchen counter. And since the #plants don't need a lot of light, it's easy to find a place to grow them. Learn more on our blog:

If winter is closing in and you still haven't planted your fall bulbs, don't worry! There are actually some advantage to planting as late as Thanksgiving.

Planted Your Fall Bulbs Yet? There's Still Time! - Longfield Gardens

#Tulips, #daffodils and other spring-blooming #flower #bulbs can be planted as early as September and as late as December. In most parts of the country, there's no need to rush. Waiting until #Thanksgiving can actually work to your advantage! Read more on the blog: