Planting for Color and Texture

Have you driven around your neighborhood and wondered, “Why does everyone’s landscape look the same?” It is common for neighborhoods to have similar plantings, especially in newer subdivisions. Unfortunately, many landscapes lack color, texture, and depth. But, there is an easy fix to this! Planting for color and texture can add dimension and interest to […]

How to Create a Privacy Fence with Plants

Unless you live on multiple acres with woods all around, you are probably looking for cost-effective solutions that provide privacy. Even if you are fortunate enough to love your neighbors, you still likely desire privacy for you and your family. Continue reading to learn how to create a privacy fence with plants! Determine Desired Height […]

Landscapes with Year-Round Interest

Winter can be a tough season. The days are short, the air is cold, and the skies are gray. In addition to the gloomy weather, the yard is looking a bit lackluster. Wouldn’t it be great to have a landscape that provides year-round interest? Join Jane as she discusses the plants to use when creating […]

Crape Myrtle Winter Care

Driving around town, one will notice the “Crape Murder” that is committed year after year. Unfortunately, it is a misconception that the correct way to prune Crape Myrtles is to aggressively “hack” them back. This, however, is incorrect and will have long-term effects on your beautiful Crape Myrtle. Pruning Crape Myrtles does not take a […]

Shrub Placement

Believe it or not, the location of a shrub plays a vital role in its survival rate! It is essential to be able to answer some fundamental questions when installing plants in your yard. Shrub placement is the most critical aspect of creating a landscape that thrives. Sunny or Shady? “Is it sunny or shady” […]

Fayetteville NC’s Lawn Maintenance

Do you need help with Lawn Maintenance in Fayetteville, NC? Home is not always defined by the house itself.  A well-maintained lawn is also important to the over all look and feel of a home. Every homeowner wants to have curb appeal with a beautiful and impressive landscape. It is vital to preform routine lawn […]

Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet? By Bob Parrish Plants, like people, get confused sometimes. Especially, like when the weather is topsy-turvy. One day it’s 75?F ± and the next day it’s 25?F. Plants have built in mechanics to protect themselves. A lot of times they get overwhelmed by several days of warm weather and then the […]