May Garden Tips

Spring is here, and we couldn’t be more excited! With the warmer weather, comes the 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 gardening tips to stay on top of your yard

Azalea Maintenance and Care

Azaleas are well known throughout our area, as they make quite an impact in a spring landscape. Azaleas are the essential southern plant for any yard! When the azaleas open, it is officially spring in Fayetteville, NC! Azaleas grow best in partial to full shade locations, with acidic soil. Because of their light requirements, azaleas

Selecting Pottery

Selecting Pottery Drainage Drainage holes are very important! It is very common to for home owners to select pots without drainage holes, especially for the wrong plants. Drainage holes allow the water to drain out of the root. If there is not a drainage hole in your pot and you over water, they plant may

Top Spring Garden Mistakes

Top Spring Garden Mistakes The beginning of spring always brings a list of mistakes that homeowners make every year. Often times, homeowners feel the warmer temperatures and go full force into planting mode. Jane discusses the top spring garden mistakes that can make your spring gardening a little more difficult. Not Preparing Your Soil Many

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

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

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