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!

Adding a Pop of Color with First Editions

Thanks for your question, Alice! I think adding a pop of color to your landscape bed is a great idea.

New Variety: Diamond Rouge Hydrangea Hardiness

New Variety: Diamond Rouge Hydrangea Hardiness
Thank you Karen from Lawrence, Kansas, for your question about the Diamond Rouge Hydrangea.

Pruning Red Star Hypericum

Here's a shout out to Bill in Washington who asked about pruning Red Star Hypericum.

Deer Resistant Plants

Thank you Maria from California for your question! It sounds like you need a plant that can handle hostile conditions.

Plants for Shady Areas

This is a question I get a lot: knowing how to best landscape the shady areas of your yard.

Berries on Junipers

Hi! Thanks for your question. Junipers are tricky!

Growing Citrus Trees

I was so excited to answer this question from Janet in West Virginia.

A Guide to Watering

A Guide to Watering
Ah yes, watering. The most important thing for long-term growth and health; especially for new shrubs and trees.

Tips for Transplanting Plants

For starters, fall and early spring are the best seasons for transplanting. This way, you can avoid the summer's heat when your plants are extra vulnerable.

How to Winterize Plants, Trees & Shrubs

I'm glad you asked because this is something many people forget to do. If you live in an area with freezing temperatures, certain varieties should be covered and protected from the cold winter.

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