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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!


How large does Technito Arborvitae grow to?

How large does Technito Arborvitae grow to?
Good question!

What kind of fertilizer should I use for Amber Jubilee?

What kind of fertilizer should I use for Amber Jubilee?
I'm so glad you have added this shrub to your garden!

Can I trim my Strawberry Sundae and make new bushes from the cuttings?

Can I trim my Strawberry Sundae and make new bushes from the cuttings?
Strawberry Sundae Hydrangea is a pretty plant and I’m glad you want more of them in your garden.

Is ninebark safe to grow near a drain field?

Is ninebark safe to grow near a drain field?
Hmm, interesting question!

Is it possible to get rid of creeping Charlie organically?

I have a friend who had a garden full of invasive plants that he couldn’t get rid of - so frustrating!

My Snow White is over 6' tall and very thin. Should I prune it?

My Snow White is over 6' tall and very thin. Should I prune it?
Yes, it sounds like your spirea needs to be rejuvenated!

Could you recommend a medium-sized shrub that is also deer resistant?

Could you recommend a medium-sized shrub that is also deer resistant?
Unfortunately, when a deer is hungry, it will eat whatever it wants.

I'm looking for foundation plants that can withstand wind, sun, drought and cold winters.

I'm looking for foundation plants that can withstand wind, sun, drought and cold winters.
Boy, that's a lot to handle!

Should I cut back Pumpkin Hypericum every year?

Should I cut back Pumpkin Hypericum every year?
You shouldn't have to.

How do I get rid of red little beetles on my plants?

Oh no! I’ve read about them – they are scarlet lily leaf beetles.

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