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

Can’t Cut This

Can’t Cut This It is the season to start putting our gardens to bed. Plants that are beginning to look bedraggled need a good cutting. I know it’s hard to do sometimes but cutting back plants like hostas and lilies allow them to send all their energy to the roots. Strong roots equal strong plants.

Fall Planting: Soil Amendment

Fall planting isn’t always just about picking flowers we also need to know about soil amendment. In the Sandhills of Fayetteville North Carolina we have to understand the composition of our soil. We have a very sand soil that often lacks the nutrients little roots need to grow healthy and strong.  In this video we

Oh My Grass! – A short guide to ornamental grasses

Ornamental Grasses How does ornamental grass grow? She’s back! That’s right; Jane is here and ready to take your call. Today, we talk about Ornamental Grass and how it grows.  Jane will discuss proper sun and shade necessity for each plant. She will tell us how large these grasses will become at their mature size