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!


Drainage Problems in the Garden

Drainage problems are something so many of us have to tackle. Luckily, there are several options.

Yardening on a Budget

First, start with your soil. It’s always a good idea to add some compost when planting.

Pruning Rose Bushes

Pruning Rose Bushes
Ready to play in the garden? Me too!

Pruning Spirea

Pruning Spirea
When you start seeing leaves and the forecast looks like spring has really arrived in your area, it’s time to prune.

Plants for a Privacy Fence

There are some great plant options to beautify your fence, and provide privacy.

Adding greenery to flower arrangements

Adding greenery to flower arrangements
Cinnamon Girl or Vintage Jade distylium would perfect!

Growing in Clay Soil

All plants would do better in clay if you add a bit of compost when planting.

Evergreen Crape Myrtles

Evergreen Crape Myrtles
Unfortunately, all crape myrtles drop their leaves in the winter.

Deer Resistant Shrubs: Sweet Tea Gardenia

Deer Resistant Shrubs: Sweet Tea Gardenia
Wondering if Sweet Tea Gardenia shrubs are deer resistant?

Blooming shrubs for Shady Spots

First Editions has some great options for shady spots in your area.

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