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

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

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

October Gardening Tips

October Gardening Tips Ah, yes, the beginning of Fall. We North Carolinians love the fall season. For us, it means less humidity and less heat. Unfortunately, we will still experience 80 degree days for several more weeks even though the rest of the country is “falling” into colorful leaves, pumpkins, flannels, and everything Fall. Until

How to Care for Fall Mums

How to Care for Fall Mums Fall is a beautiful time of year in North Carolina. The leaves are beginning to change, the days are becoming cooler, and we get to decorate with pumpkins, hay bales, and mums! But oftentimes, customers purchase mums not knowing how to care for them! Continue reading to learn how

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

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

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

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