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Daylily Blooms

How to have daylilies bloom all summer. What you need to know with Sensible Gardening.

Daylilies are the perfect perennial in many ways. Easy to grow, easy care and tough as nails. If they have a downfall it would be that each flower stays true to its name, and does just bloom for one day. Most daylilies bloom early in the morning, lasting through the day to fold up and end in the late evening. How…

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Growing Daylilies

The scoop on how to grow great daylilies at Sensible Gardening and Living

Of all the flowers I grow , by far my passion is for daylilies. Often termed the perfect perennial, daylilies are hardy, easy to grow and amazingly beautiful and varied. Daylilies are really an easy care perennial and a few basic routines go a long way. When and How to plant daylilies: Daylilies are best planted in spring or fall…

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Daylily Fever

Daylily Fever at Sensible Gardening and Living

As we head into August the peak of the daylily season here is behind us. There are still lots of blooms and many will even go into September, but the big show is over for this year. I had many new cultivars blooming for the first time this season which added extra joy. One can never take enough pictures it…

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Daylily Blooms

Daylilies at Sensible Gardening and Living

Now that we are into July the daylilies are starting to bloom. Shnickel Fritz is a new bloomer for me this year and is just as pretty as I hoped it would be. This is a double blooming variety. Spin Master is a huge, gorgeous spider type. I love the chartreuse coloring. Over the next few weeks I will be able…

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Garden Daylilies

Daylily at Sensible Gardening and Living

With our cold and snowy winters, now is the time for spring planning and dreaming, and for me that means what new daylily (Hemerocallis) cultivars am I going to add to my collection. Few growers offer paper catalogues in the mail any more as they have became too expensive to print and mail, however with the internet there is no…

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DIY PROJECTS/BEES

Daylily Names

The Dirt on Daylily Names. Grow a family named garden! with Sensible Gardening

FUN PROJECT: Plant a family or friend garden using daylilies by their names, or as close as possible. My mom is May May, my niece is Catherine Woodbery and so on. It’s a long term project that never fails to amuse visitors. It is also something which can be shared with future generations. SO…. WHAT’S IN A DAYLILY NAME?? With…

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