Prune With Caution

Pruning of landscape plants should be done to enhance the beauty of the plant, to get rid of ice-damaged branches or to keep the plant at a manageable size. Different plants need to MORE »

Pansy flowers in the snow

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

As fall creeps slowly into the area, it is difficult for gardeners to say goodbye to their flower gardens that have added color and life to the landscape all summer. But even though MORE »

Time To Take Charge Of The Lawn

It’s been a rough summer out there for lawns. The frequent, pounding rains along with very hot and humid weather have taken their toll on the fescue lawns in our area. Brown patch MORE »

Controlling Summer Weeds

We’re deep in summer now and although it might be hard to think about the fall, anyone who plans to plant fall grass needs to start making preparations. Fall is the best time MORE »

Blue, Pink, and Purple Hydrangea flowers

Heavenly Hydrangeas For Your Home

Drop me on any back road in the foothills or mountains of North Carolina and I could identify the region by the wonderfully varied shades of blue that characterize the Hydrangea macrophylla.  These MORE »

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