evergren tree dying

How to Save An Evergreen Tree from Dying

The year-round beauty of an evergreen tree makes it a common landscaping choice. The elegance of the evergreen tree, coupled with the much-needed burst of green color during the winter, is a winning combination.  Because the tree stands out so much, when its’ leaves turn brown or start to fall off, it becomes a very […]

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When to Repot Plants

Ever wondered when to repot plants? We “repot” a containerized plant when the potting medium becomes so hard and impermeable that water just runs right past it along the sides of the pot, or when we want to change the container for aesthetic reasons. This can be applied to outdoor or indoor plants. We “pot up” […]

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How & When to Prune a Crabapple Tree?

Why should you know how to prune a crabapple tree?Crabapples are typically known to be tough, hardy trees that don’t require much supervision and care to flourish into healthy plants.  However, even a little bit of time and effort is enough to go a long way in encouraging your crabapple plant to turn into a […]

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Best Container Plants for Full Sun and Heat of Summer

If you want your summer garden or outdoor living space to truly come to life this summer, a couple of beautiful containers with plants in them may be what you are looking for. Whether it’s a vibrant, intense and bright colorful look you want or a more curated color theme that you are going for […]

What is Breba Crop in Fig Trees?

One of the biggest pleasures of gardening is to grow figs near your home eat fresh fruits off the fig branches. From their honey-sweet taste to the appealing growth habit, Figs trees are a cool option to grow in your space. Fig trees can produce 2 crops per year depending on the variety. The second […]

spirea shrubs

How to Prune Spirea

The beautiful spirea shrub has long-lasting blooms & is quite popular in home gardens. It fits into almost any landscape and provides abundant greenery and flowers in the spring and summer months. One downside, though, is that the spirea plant begins to look weary and ungainly if not pruned correctly. Some would even go so […]

Plants that Attract Butterflies

Who doesn’t love watching butterflies (can we call them fluttering flowers?) fly from one flower to the next on a sunny day?  These are the best plants that attract butterflies to your garden. How to Attract Butterflies To attract and keep butterflies, you need to supply the foods that they and their caterpillars eat. Many butterfly […]

How to Prune Blueberry Bushes

Fresh blueberries are among our favorite summertime snacks. Blueberry bushes are easy to grow and don’t require much maintenance, but you’ll get the best crops if you prune them regularly. Learn how to prune blueberry bushes in this blog for better crops and delicious blueberries. Best Selling Blueberry Bushes Blueberries are born on one-year-old side-shoots that […]

How To Grow Muscadine Grapes

A warm-climate loving variety, Muscadine Grapes are essential for the southern garden. Not only are they easy to grow, but they also produce prolifically. If you’ve been dreaming of making lots of jam, jelly, or wine, muscadines are for you. This blog will teach you how to grow muscadine grapes. Muscadine grapes are an adaptation of […]

Why Are My Hydrangeas Not Blooming?

Once bloomed, the hydrangea plant is one of the most beautiful flowers to have in any garden. The hydrangea plant is very common to southern and eastern Asian (mostly Korea, China, and Japan) and American landscapes, with different species and varieties growing across the globe. Most hydrangea plants are between 3-10 tall, but others exist […]

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Common Nutrient Deficiencies in Plants

In addition to sunlight, water, carbon dioxide, and oxygen, plants require certain elemental nutrients to survive and grow. Macronutrients are needed in relatively large amounts. These essential plant nutrients needed by plants are nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium (the NPK on fertilizer labels), and calcium, magnesium, and sulfur. Micronutrients are no less important, but are needed […]

Backyard Fruit Trees for Beginners

If you are looking for the best place to buy fruit trees online look no further! Growing your own fruits in your own backyard is one of life’s simple pleasures. However, some types of fruit trees can be challenging to grow – what with pests, diseases, and specialized cultivation requirements. Here, though, we introduce some […]