Selecting Pottery

Selecting Pottery Drainage Drainage holes are very important! It is very common to for home owners to select pots without drainage holes, especially for the wrong plants. Drainage holes allow the water to drain out of the root. If there is not a drainage hole in your pot and you over water, they plant may

Top Spring Garden Mistakes

Top Spring Garden Mistakes The beginning of spring always brings a list of mistakes that homeowners make every year. Often times, homeowners feel the warmer temperatures and go full force into planting mode. Jane discusses the top spring garden mistakes that can make your spring gardening a little more difficult. Not Preparing Your Soil Many

April Gardening Tips

April Gardening Tips The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the dogwoods have finally opened! It is Springtime (finally)! You’ve waited all winter for this moment. It is time to get outside and start working in your garden. Use these April gardening tips as a guideline to get started! Test Soil Before you

Tomato Planting Tips

Tomato Planting Tips Who doesn’t love fresh from the vine tomatoes to complete your summer BLT or dinner salad? Tomatoes are a staple of summer, just like strawberries and watermelon. If you are one to grow your own vegetables, then it is imperative to know how to grow them in your climate. Continuing reading to

Ambrosia Beetle Prevention

Ambrosia Beetle Prevention (Photo from Gardening Know How) Have you ever had a fruit tree just die? It can leave you scratching your head wondering what went wrong. Did you happen to notice worm-like sawdust protruding from the trunk of the tree? The culprit may be the ambrosia beetle. Read on to learn more about

Turfgrasses and Care

Turfgrasses and Care Growing a lawn can be difficult, especially in a warm climate such as Fayetteville, NC. Caring for turfgrasses gets easier when you know which varieties grow best in your zone. In Fayetteville, NC, bermuda, centipede, and zoysia turfgrasses thrive. Continue reading to learn pertinent information about turfgrasses and care. Turfgrass Varieties Off

February Garden Tips

February Garden Tips The month of February brings budding plants, emerging bulbs, and hopefulness that winter will soon be over. For many winter will still linger. Regardless of what the groundhog saw, there is still work to be done in the garden! Follow these February garden tips to be ahead of the curve when spring