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

Making New Year’s Resolutions

Making New Year’s Resolutions With a new year quickly approaching, New Year’s resolutions have been on everyone’s minds. Many people are beginning to think about the new year and what it may bring. What habits should I break, and what goals should I try to achieve in 2022? It may seem overwhelming when thinking about

Preparing Houseplants for Winter

Preparing Houseplants for Winter If you are like most houseplant owners, you probably moved your houseplants outdoors during the growing season to allow them to soak up more sun and moisture. Your plants have flourished and given you so much new growth, but now it is time to bring them indoors for the winter. Continue

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

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

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

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