June Annual and Perennial Flower Care

June Perennial and Annual Flower Care With the heat and lack of water, it is possible that your annuals and perennials are looking a bit tired or leggy. Your first impulse may be to toss them and start over, but that may not be necessary. Instead, keep reading about June annual and perennial flower care

Slime Mold on Mulch

Slime Mold on Mulch Slime Mold on Mulch is a common occurrence when the temperature and humidity both rise. When combined with organic matter, such as hardwood mulch, slime mold flourishes and spreads quickly. While unsightly, slime mold is not harmful to humans or animals. Continue reading to learn more! What is Slime Mold? Slime

The 4 Best Plants for Shade

The 4 Best Plants for Shade Planting for shade can be a frustrating and challenging task. Sometimes it seems that all the bright, vibrant flowers and plants are reserved strictly for full sun! While flowers may not be in abundance with shade plants, the colorful foliage of shade plants is well worth the trade-off! Need

May Garden Tips

May Garden Tips Spring is here, and we couldn’t be more excited! With the warmer weather, comes a long to-do list. But don’t fret, this is the gratifying part of gardening and yard work. Once you are done, sit back, relax, and enjoy your hard work. Follow these May garden tips to stay on top

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

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

November Gardening Tips

November Gardening Tips It is the most wonderful time of the year…almost! Before the Christmas season is upon us, there are some chores to be accomplished outdoors! Continue reading to learn our November gardening tips! Rake, Rake, Rake, & Rake Some More! ‘Tis the season to rake leaves! While the fall foliage can be beautiful

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

Summer Flower Care

Summer Flower Care It is that time of year when your flowers begin to look tired. It is hot, and your flowers aren’t as happy as they once were. While the growing season is almost over, you can still revive your flowers to give them a little extra life. Continue reading to learn summer flower