Pruning Crape Myrtles

Pruning Crape Myrtles Driving around town, one will notice the “Crape Murder” committed year after year. Unfortunately, it is a misconception that the correct way to prune Crape Myrtles is to aggressively “hack” them back. This, however, is incorrect and will have long-term effects on your beautiful Crape Myrtle. Pruning Crape Myrtles does not take

Maintaining Houseplants Through the Winter

Maintaining Houseplants Through the Winter Having plants indoors during the winter can be tough. The heat is on, and the air is dry. If your hands are dry, that means 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

Silver Satin Pothos Care Tips

Silver Satin Pothos Care Tips Knowing how to care for your houseplants is half the battle! It is important to understand the needs of each plant. Keep reading to learn the Silver Satin Pothos care tips that will keep your plant alive and thriving! Silver Satin Pothos Known for its variegated, silvery leaves, the Silver

Preparing Houseplants for Winter

Preparing Houseplants for Winter During the spring and summer months, it is not uncommon to bring your houseplants outside to give them a little extra sunlight and warmth. It generates new growth and root development and spruces up your patio or screened-in porch. But, with the colder months already here, it is wise to plan

Winter Pest Management

Winter Pest Management What are pesticides? Pesticides, or commonly called insecticides, are substances that may help in controlling pests and insects. There are two different types of insecticides that can be used to aid in the prevention or maintenance of insect infestations. Contact and systemic insecticides are the two forms that can be used. Continue

Insect Control

Insect Control The insects have arrived, and they are thoroughly enjoying the leafy buffet of hostas, vegetable plants, hibiscus and well, anything green! Take the time to do a weekly inspection of your plants. Staying on top of insect control is essential. Read on for some of the most common pests that you are likely to