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How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats

How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats picture from https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/fungus-gnats.htm Since bringing your houseplants indoors for the winter, you may have noticed the presence of gnats in and around your houseplants. While they may appear to resemble fruit flies, these are more than likely fungus gnats. While the adult gnats are not harmful to you,

November Gardening Tips

November Gardening Tips It is the most wonderful time of the year…almost! Before the Christmas season is upon us, there are some chores to be accomplished outdoors! Continue reading to learn our November gardening tips! Rake, Rake, Rake, & Rake Some More! ‘Tis the season to rake leaves! While the fall foliage can be beautiful

How to Make a Pumpkin Planter

How to Make a Pumpkin Planter Pumpkins can serve as a great fall decor piece! The options with pumpkins are limitless! These staple fall decorations can be stacked on porch stairs and carved to be used as a luminary. Pumpkins can even be used as a planter to hold beautiful fall annuals. Continue reading to

Maintaining Houseplants in the Winter

Maintaining Houseplants in the Winter Having plants indoors during the winter can be tricky. The heat is on, and the air is dry. If your hands are dry, the humidity is not high enough for your houseplants. Continue reading to learn more about maintaining houseplants through the winter. Humidity Gauge The most difficult challenge in

October Gardening Tips

October Gardening Tips Ah, yes, the beginning of Fall. We North Carolinians love the fall season. For us, it means less humidity and less heat. But, unfortunately, we will still experience 80-degree days for several more weeks even though the rest of the country is “falling” into colorful leaves, pumpkins, flannels, and everything Fall. Until

How to Care for Fall Mums

How to Care for Fall Mums Fall is a beautiful time of year in North Carolina. The leaves are beginning to change, the days are becoming cooler, and we get to decorate with pumpkins, hay bales, and mums! But oftentimes, customers purchase mums not knowing how to care for them! Continue reading to learn how

All About Ferns

All About Ferns Ferns are a great shade-loving plant that are a staple to any shade garden! Additionally, if you have minimal bright light in your home, some ferns make great houseplants! As for all ferns, it is vital to keep them well-watered and in a humid environment. Continue reading to learn all about ferns!

September Garden Tips

September Garden Tips Labor Day Weekend is the official end of summer. For some, this is a sad time, which involves leaving behind weekends at the beach full of the ocean, sun, and cookouts. And for others, Labor Day indicates that cooler temperatures, pumpkins, and fall plantings are right around the corner! If you are

How to Install Sod

How to Install Sod Do you want a lawn but don’t know how to install sod? Who doesn’t want a lush, carpet-like lawn in their yard? Feeling the blades of grass underneath your feet is a feeling that will bring you back to childhood. So, who says you can’t experience that feeling again? Here’s how