Tag Archives: summer garden maintenance

It’s time for the second half

Have you been sitting and admiring your garden in full bloom?  We’ve ooo’d and ahh’d over the garden for the last three or four weeks.  We can still keep our garden in shape for the second half of the season. It … Continue reading

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Week 14 – Garden fireworks will sizzle if you don’t let them fizzle

You can’t have that zing if you don’t have that thing – shu bop shu bop It’s getting hot outside and it’s time to re-enforce good gardening practices. Before we get to that;  around the garden today (it was magically … Continue reading

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Week 11 – It’s time for a trim

  Today was all about trimming stuff.  Tree stuff, plant stuff, old bloom stuff. Since we just had the tour and there was a special blog about it I’m not doing photos from around the garden today.  See previous post … Continue reading

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Week 23 – Swap it out and change it up

Is your patio looking a little drab right now?  Is the color gone with the blooms in your garden?  It’s time to swap out and pot some new cool weather plants.  Pansies, Coreopsis, Cosmos, Black-eyed Susans and Coneflowers are some … Continue reading

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Week 22 – Summer garden maintenance

We’ve been sitting back and admiring the borders in the yard.  It’s now time to keep them looking that way.  It’s time to deadhead, trim and cut back some of the plants that are getting long and leggy and unmanageable.  … Continue reading

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Week 15 – Summer Garden Maintenance

Well, it’s still hot.  Seems like we live in Arizona with weather over 100 degrees several days in a row.  Your garden can still look good even in this heat.   This week we continued to keep the garden in tip … Continue reading

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