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How to Get Rid of Japanese Beetles

How to Get Rid of Japanese Beetles Japanese beetles are the bane to all gardeners’ existence! While they may be pretty beetles with their iridescent bodies, they can wreak havoc on your yard, garden, and flowers. Continue reading to learn how to get rid of Japanese beetles. Where do Japanese beetles come from? Japanese beetles originate from Japan, hence the name! During ancient Japanese times, this insect was known as a jewel due to its … Continue reading


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Deer Resistant Plants and Flowers

Deer Resistant Plants and Flowers You may love your wildlife but don’t love that they eat all your plants. While no plant is 100% safe from deer, some plants tend to be more deer resistant than others. Continue reading to learn about Jane’s favorite Deer Resistant Plants and Flowers. Sprays and Physical Barriers If you love your hostas and hydrangeas and you just have to have them in your yard, there are deer-resistant sprays that … Continue reading


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May Gardening Tips

May Gardening Tips Spring is finally here! Living in North Carolina means we get to experience a true spring. The days are warm, and the nights are cool – the perfect combination! Since it is warming up, it is time to get outside and tackle your yard! Continue reading to learn our May gardening tips! Herbs & Vegetables Now that we have passed the threat of freezes and frosts, it is safe to plant your … Continue reading


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April Gardening Tips

April Gardening Tips It is the most beautiful time of the year! Springtime in North Carolina is unlike any other state’s spring. The temperatures are perfect, the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the grasses are green, and the flowers have just begun to bloom. Here are a few April gardening tips to help you get the wheelbarrow rolling! Testing Your Soil Having your soil tested is very important for the overall health of … Continue reading


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Early Spring Fruit Tree Pruning

Early Spring Fruit Tree Pruning Pruning your fruit trees is an important task to complete before the fruit trees begin to bud. Continue reading to learn the importance of early spring fruit tree pruning and how to prune correctly! Begin with Clean Pruners The first step in early spring fruit tree pruning is to gather the proper tools. Depending on the size of the tree, you can use hand pruners or shears. Once you have … Continue reading


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March Gardening Tips

March Gardening Tips Spring is on its way, and we couldn’t be more excited! Make the best use of your garden bed in March using these March Gardening Tips! Fertilize Now is the time to begin fertilizing shrubs and shade trees as they break out of dormancy. This will give an extra boost to the plant material that has been sleeping all winter. Construct If you don’t already have a raised garden bed, now is … Continue reading


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February Garden Tips

February Garden Tips Are you wondering how to make the best use of your garden bed in February? Check out these February garden tips below! Mulch or Pine Straw Install Mulch or pine straw in your beds if you haven’t already done so. Doing this will protect the roots of shrubs, trees, and perennials from the winter temperatures that we may still experience. If you have any newly installed plant material, it is recommended that … Continue reading


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Top Reasons to Plant in the Fall

Top Reasons to Plant in the Fall Many homeowners are surprised to learn that spring is not the best season to landscape your yard. While spring is a good time to plant, it isn’t the best season. In Fayetteville, NC the fall season is the mildest in temperatures and provides the most consistent rain. Continue reading to learn the top reasons to plant in the fall. You Can Enjoy the Fruits of Your Labor When … Continue reading


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How to Make Your Crape Myrtle Bloom All Summer Long

How to Make Your Crape Myrtle Bloom All Summer Long Besides Southern Magnolias, Crape Myrtles are the iconic tree of the Southeastern United States. Known for its crepe-like flowers, this tree can withstand the scorching summer temperatures and even our drought-like conditions. While the crape myrtle is a reasonably resilient tree, there are still some basic TLC tasks that can help your crape myrtle thrive and bloom longer during the summer. Continue reading to learn … Continue reading


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All About Hibiscus

All About Hibiscus Did you know there are several different types of hibiscus? There are perennial, tropical, and woody ornamental hibiscus plants. Each one has different temperature requirements, grow to reach different heights, and produces slightly different flowers! Continue reading to learn all about hibiscus! Tropical/Annual The tropical hibiscus is the classic tropical flower that can be found on Hawaiian shirts and graphics. This plant is considered an annual in much of the US, as … Continue reading


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