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. But, 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 often, 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

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 extra life. Continue reading to learn about summer flower care.

How to Install Sod

How to Install Sod Do you want a lawn but don’t know how to install sod? Who doesn’t want a lush, carpet-like lawn in their yard? Feeling the blades of grass underneath your feet is a feeling that will bring you back to childhood. So, who says you can’t experience that feeling again? Here’s how

How to Care for Roses

How to Care for Roses Roses are a staple to all gardens; however, they can be very intimidating! While we know that roses can be overwhelming at first, we know that you will enjoy to fruits of your labor once you learn more about their care and maintenance. In this blog post, we will explain

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

How to Grow Citrus Trees in Containers

How to Grow Citrus Trees in Containers Imagine growing your own oranges and lemons at home! While it takes a little time and patience, it is possible, even if you don’t live in Florida! Continue reading to learn how to grow citrus trees in containers! Plant Trees in Containers The first place to start is

Perennial and Annual Flower Care

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 and

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