August Garden Tips

August Garden Tips Unlike the past couple of months, August isn’t a chore-heavy month. August is more of a water and repeat month, with a couple of to-dos dabbled in the middle. The kids are getting ready to go back to school, which may (or may not) free up some time. To stay on top

How to Get Rid of Japanese Beetles

How to Get Rid of Japanese Beetles It is summer, and with the increased humidity and temperatures, new insects begin to emerge. Of the insects that we see in Fayetteville, NC, the Japanese Beetle can be the most frustrating. Showing up around June, these beetles have a voracious appetite for your crape myrtles, roses, camellias,

July Garden Tips

July Garden Tips Well, summer has arrived, and we are already counting down the days until Fall. It is hot and humid, and let’s face it, who wants to do yard work right now? While it may be easy to neglect your yard, these summer months are the most important. Continue reading for all of

Cutting Back Annuals and Perennials

Cutting Back Annuals and Perennials In April or May, we plant beautiful annuals and perennials. At this time, they are thriving, full of buds and flowers and fill in your landscape beds perfectly. Fast forward 60 days or so, and your petunias are now leggy. They have turned yellow and have seemed to stretch out.

Perennial Butterfly Garden

Perennial Butterfly Garden Having a beautiful yard is everyone’s goal when planting! However, once you notice that your sanctuary is feeding some of nature’s most beautiful creatures, it becomes clear why gardeners plant specifically for insects and birds! Read on to learn how to build a nectar-rich perennial butterfly garden! Butterfly¬†Bush The Butterfly Bush is

How to Water During the Summer

How to Water During the Summer Watering is the most critical part of planthood, especially during the summer months! It is essential to know how to water, depending on the type of soil used and the type of container in which your plants are potted! Continue reading to learn how to water during the summer!

June Garden Tips

June Garden Tips June is here, and so is the rain, which is promptly accompanied by weeds and garden chores. Follow these June Garden Tips to keep your yard in check! Deadhead! Yes, it is that serious. Deadheading is merely the removal of spent blooms. Deadhead all spring flowers. Removing the dead blooms will promote

Full Sun Perennial Garden

Planting in a full sun location can be tough, especially with the hot summers that we typically¬†experience. Planting a full sun perennial garden doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are some tips to create a flower garden that will combat the hot summer sun! Embrace the Sun As mentioned previously, summers in Fayetteville, NC can