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

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

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

Silver Satin Pothos Care Tips

Silver Satin Pothos Care Tips Knowing how to care for your houseplants is half the battle! It is important to understand the needs of each plant. Keep reading to learn the Silver Satin Pothos care tips that will keep your plant alive and thriving! Silver Satin Pothos Known for its variegated, silvery leaves, the Silver

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

Winter Pest Management

Winter Pest Management What are pesticides? Pesticides, or commonly called insecticides, are substances that may help in controlling pests and insects. There are two different types of insecticides that can be used to aid in the prevention or maintenance of insect infestations. Contact and systemic insecticides are the two forms that can be used. Continue

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