Category Archives: Gardening Down South Region 8

BEST Garden Advice EVER!!!

Do you ever buy and plant all of those plants and some do great and others just sit there and don’t grow OR die within 6 weeks!? When all of those sellers that plant and sell garden flowers and shrubs … Continue reading

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Gardening in the South (SMEGA) Zone 8

This year (2016) has been a challenge! We had a very early spring and a blistering hot summer that lasted into early October. The fall was warmer than usual and looks like the winter will be too. At the end … Continue reading

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Gardening in the South Summertime Heat 2015

WOW! It takes fortitude to garden in this heat! 8-10 days over 98 degrees daytime and lower 70’s at night! Heat pumps really strain under these conditions as do our bodies trying to adapt to the heat and humidity! BUT, you can … Continue reading

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Gardening in the South…….2015

From early spring Tulips to early summer Crinums! Crinums are “kin” to the Amaryllis bulb family. Amaryllis  bloom in April/May and then Crinums bloom from May on into September. Amaryllis have 4 blooms per stem………….Crinums may have up to 19! Both … Continue reading

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Note to Lifeslessons Blog Followers

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for following my blog this year! Feel free to pass on the link to anyone that you think might enjoy it! This year, 2015 I will be creating a new blog, GEORGIA GARDENING FOR FUN! It … Continue reading

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GARDEN REPORT DOWN SOUTH…..MAY 2014

THE COLD WEATHER LASTED LONGER THAN MOST YEARS! EVERYTHING WAS ALMOST 3 WEEKS SLOWER IN COMING UP AND/OR DOING ANYTHING. THE UNUSUALLY COLD WINTER/SPRING SEEMS TO HAVE MADE ALL PLANTS TO “COME BACK WITH A VENGENCE “! THE TREES ARE LEAFIER…………THE … Continue reading

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SUMMER GARDENING …………..DOWN SOUTH, ZONE 8

Summer gardening can really be a challenge! And IT IS different depending on whether you have a WET or DRY season! DRY: You’ll spend you time watering with or without a sprinkler system (there are always spots that don’t get “covered”). Miss … Continue reading

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