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” that is 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

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

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

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

Fayetteville, NC Growing Zone

Fayetteville, NC Growing Zone What Are Growing Zones? When shopping for plants, one may notice that there are zone ranges on the plant tags. These ranges, which are called growing zones, represent the zones in which the plant will thrive. Each locale has an associated growing zone. Any plant that is not within the growing

Top 4 Low Light Houseplants

Growing houseplants in a house or room with minimal natural light can be a challenging task. But, you are in luck! Here are our top 4 picks for low light houseplants that will thrive with minimal light!   Sansevieria (Snake Plant, Mother-in-Law’s Tongue) This plant is as good as it gets for a houseplant! While

Air Purifying Houseplants

Air Purifying Houseplants I always said working at the greenhouse I was breathing the cleanest air in town. It is true; plants are good for our mental health, and they are pleasing to the eye. Bonus, they clean our environment. Check out these little air purifying houseplants: Aloe Vera This plant is commonly known for its