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February Gardening Tips: Maximizing Your Garden’s Potential

February Gardening Tips: Maximizing Your Garden’s Potential As February unfolds, signs of life start to emerge in the garden, teasing us with the promise of spring. Even as winter stubbornly holds its grip, there’s plenty of groundwork to tackle to ensure your garden thrives when warmer days finally arrive. Here are some essential February gardening

A Guide to Eliminating Pesky Insects from Your Houseplants

A Guide to Eliminating Pesky Insects from Your Houseplants picture from https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/fungus-gnats.htm Houseplants bring nature indoors, providing beauty and a breath of fresh air. However, the presence of fungus gnats can quickly turn this tranquil environment into a frustrating experience. These small, flying insects are attracted to the moist conditions of potted plants, and their

Your Complete Guide to Amaryllis Care

Your Complete Guide to Amaryllis Care Amaryllis, which means sparkle, is one of the classic flowers of Christmas and winter. Originating from South Africa, the amaryllis is a bulb. Often, amaryllis bulb kits are sold at garden centers and purchased and gifted as a spectacular Christmas gift! This guide will explore the various stages of

The Top 3 Winter Blooming Plants

The Top 3 Winter Blooming Plants Winter is a tough time of year for your garden and landscape. Your yard is brown and barren, and spring feels so far away. Fortunately, many winter-blooming plants thrive exceptionally well in our Fayetteville, NC growing zone. Continue reading to learn the top 3 winter blooming plants! Mahonia Mahonia

January Gardening Tips

January Gardening Tips As we move into the New Year, it is essential to understand that a new year means a new beginning! You will want to begin 2024 with a fresh start! While you are setting goals and resolutions for your physical fitness, health, and finances, a fresh start should also carry over into

All About Ficus

All About Ficus While many people only know the Fiddle Leaf Fig as a ficus, many more species are included in this broad genus. Eight hundred fifty species, to be exact! Keep reading to learn all about ficus and a few of Jane’s favorite species in this genus! Fiddle Leaf Fig Perhaps the most popular

Poinsettia Care Tips

Poinsettia Care Tips Poinsettias are a part of the Christmas tradition, almost as much as the Christmas tree! The poinsettia can serve as decor around your home or as a thoughtful and vibrant hostess gift! Read below to learn poinsettia care tips that you can follow to guarantee that your poinsettia survives! Watering As always,

December Gardening Tips

December Gardening Tips Many of your plants are going into hibernation, but that doesn’t mean you can go into hibernation, too. As usual, there is always work to be done when it comes to your yard. Keep reading our December gardening tips to stay on task during the winter! Do I need to fertilize during

Christmas Tree Care

Christmas Tree Care There is nothing better than the smell of a fresh-cut Christmas tree throughout the house. While the needles are a hassle, many people will agree that the mess is worth the sweet fragrance of a live Christmas tree. If you are one to take part in the tradition of a fresh-cut Christmas

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