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Amy is not afraid to get her hands dirty. As a self-taught gardener, she takes on her fair share of landscaping projects, picking up a ton of knowledge as she goes. If you have a plant care or landscaping question you’ve been too afraid to ask, you’re in the right place!


I'm looking for dark green hedge plants to go with boxwood and azaleas.

I'm looking for dark green hedge plants to go with boxwood and azaleas.
It sounds like a lovely yard!

Can I plant Amber Jubilee in a container?

Can I plant Amber Jubilee in a container?
I love shrubs in containers and Amber Jubilee is one of my favorites!

Do you have any fragrant plant recommendations for Washington?

Do you have any fragrant plant recommendations for Washington?
This is a great time to start planting!

There's no leaves or signs of life on my Vintage Jade shrubs. Help!

There's no leaves or signs of life on my Vintage Jade shrubs. Help!
Oh dear! I wonder what could have gone wrong.

My camellia is really damaged from a severe winter. Can I cut it back?

Winter damage is no fun!

Is Moonlight Magic deer resistant?

Is Moonlight Magic deer resistant?
Well, it depends on how hungry the deer are!

Can I plant Technito Arborvitae next to a row of tall aspen trees?

Can I plant Technito Arborvitae next to a row of tall aspen trees?
Fortunately, Technito is an easy to grow plant that does well in sun or part shade.

The leaves on my Strawberry Sundae are quite yellow. Should I fertilize?

The leaves on my Strawberry Sundae are quite yellow. Should I fertilize?
I’ve been watching my hydrangeas and am so excited to see leaves coming on!

Any suggestions for decorative plants around my mostly shaded front door?

Any suggestions for decorative plants around my mostly shaded front door?
I can think of a few great options!

My midnight magic is barely showing any sign of life. Is it going to make it?

My midnight magic is barely showing any sign of life. Is it going to make it?
It sounds like your crapemyrtle is going to be fine!

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