About Amy's Answers

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!


Is the Sapphire Surf plant a late starter?

Has your plant not yet leafed out? You may want to first consider your zone.

Will my phlox bloom during the summer in my hot and humid climate?

I wasn’t certain of the answer so I did some research.

Do the branches on my Ruby Tears need to be weighed down?

Do the branches on my Ruby Tears need to be weighed down?
You just get to sit back and enjoy your new tree!

Any suggestions for a small tree to plant?

Any suggestions for a small tree to plant?
I have a couple of thoughts on trees that range from 10-12 feet.

Is Autumn Revolution Deer Resistant?

Is Autumn Revolution Deer Resistant?
I did a bit of research and have found several sites that mention it is deer resistant.

Can you help me prune my healthy growing shrubs to keep them neat and small?

I try to keep pruning at a minimum by planting the right size shrub in the right size place.

Only one of my hydrangeas is leafing out this Spring. What am I doing wrong?

Sometimes, it’s hard to figure out what went wrong with a plant.

Does the Matador Maple have green leaves during the season?

Does the Matador Maple have green leaves during the season?
That’s a really good question and I understand your confusion!

Can branches be pinched back on water melon and cantaloupe plants?

That’s a great question. I’m still learning about growing fruits and vegetables.

How do I keep earwigs out of my roses?

Do you have any beer you don’t like? Not only does it kill slugs, it also kills earwigs!

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