Nashville June Gardens

Happy 4th of July to All Americans! Photos are courtesy of my friends Marge and her daughter Terri who live in the greater Nashville area. Thank you!

Back many years ago in my 20’s, I lived in Nashville, Tennessee, and met a wonderful lady at work named Marge. I was just out of college my second year while Marge had been married since high school graduation and had 3 children. She invited me home to dinner and the rest is history. We’ve been friends through the decades and are both retired. Her eldest child is Terri who is a grandmother herself now. We’ve visited Terri’s garden quite a few times, but today we’ll start with a few shots of Marge’s garden around her deck.

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How to Grow Zinnias, The Butterfly Magnets

 Zinnias, Annual Flower

Growing Zones USA  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

A warm-season annual flower, zinnias like full sun and rich, well-drained soil. 


Have you made plans for your  2020 garden? Now is the perfect time to consider what you like and don’t like about your garden.  You can use my garden planning printables to make changes to your landscape and choose plants to add to your garden. For a colorful flower to add to your butterfly garden or classic cutting garden, you can’t go wrong with adding zinnias. Zinnias are popular garden flowers because they come in a wide range of flower colors and shapes, and they can withstand hot summer temperatures and are easy to grow from seeds. They are also highly attractive to songbirds, butterflies and pollinators.
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