February Gardening Tips: Maximizing Your Garden’s Potential

February Gardening Tips: Maximizing Your Garden’s Potential As February unfolds, signs of life start to emerge in the garden, teasing us with the promise of spring. Even as winter stubbornly holds its grip, there’s plenty of groundwork to tackle to ensure your garden thrives when warmer days finally arrive. Here are some essential February gardening

A Guide to Eliminating Pesky Insects from Your Houseplants

A Guide to Eliminating Pesky Insects from Your Houseplants picture from https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/fungus-gnats.htm Houseplants bring nature indoors, providing beauty and a breath of fresh air. However, the presence of fungus gnats can quickly turn this tranquil environment into a frustrating experience. These small, flying insects are attracted to the moist conditions of potted plants, and their

Poinsettia Care Tips

Poinsettia Care Tips Poinsettias are a part of the Christmas tradition, almost as much as the Christmas tree! The poinsettia can serve as decor around your home or as a thoughtful and vibrant hostess gift! Read below to learn poinsettia care tips that you can follow to guarantee that your poinsettia survives! Watering As always,

How to Make a Pumpkin Planter

How to Make a Pumpkin Planter Pumpkins can serve as a great fall decor piece! The options with pumpkins are limitless! These staple fall decorations can be stacked on porch stairs and carved to be used as a luminary. Pumpkins can even be used as a planter to hold beautiful fall annuals. Continue reading to

All About Dieffenbachias

All About Dieffenbachias Dieffenbachias are a staple to any houseplant hobbyist’s collection. Commonly known as Dumbcane, dieffenbachia contains a toxin in its sap, which can cause drooling and mouth numbness if ingested. It is important to note that while this is a popular houseplant, it is not good to have if you have children or

Caring for Houseplants Through the Winter

Caring for Houseplants Through the Winter Fall is here, which means winter is peaking around the corner! If you are a houseplant collector, you might bring all your plants indoors for the winter. Moving plants inside during the winter means changing how you care for them. Continue reading to learn more about Caring for Houseplants

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

Houseplants for Beginners

Houseplants for Beginners When beginning your houseplant collection, it is best to start with houseplants that are easy and simple to take care of. Once you have mastered the art of caring for houseplants, you may move on to more challenging plants, like the Fiddle Leaf Fig. If you are a novice plant parent or