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

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

Why You Should Mulch Before Winter

Why You Should Mulch Before Winter Many times, we do things in and around our yard because we see others doing it. Keeping up with the Joneses is a real thing! Some of the monthly garden tasks that are being performed are generally more aesthetic and may not have much of a benefit to the

March Gardening Tips

March Gardening Tips Spring has almost arrived, and we could not be more excited. Before you know it, you will be out in your yard in shorts and a t-shirt, soaking in the sun while playing out in your garden! But don’t be so quick to push through March just to get to April. March

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

The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer That latter part of summer in North Carolina is probably the harshest! The temperature is high, and the humidity is even higher! It can be tough to keep cool during this time of the year. Keep reading to learn how to keep your home cool and ways to beat the