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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 do I order a large moonlight magic in tree form?

How do I order a large moonlight magic in tree form?
This is a great choice to add to your garden!

We bought a Tiger Eyes Golden Cutleaf Sumac. It was beautiful all summer but now it has lost most of its branches. Is this normal?

We bought a Tiger Eyes Golden Cutleaf Sumac. It was beautiful all summer but now it has lost most of its branches. Is this normal?
That’s a great question!

I bought a vanilla strawberry hydrangeas tree this year and was told to trim the tree back the first couple years to make the tree trunk stronger. Just how do I trim so I can still enjoy the beautiful blooms next summer/autumn?

I bought a vanilla strawberry hydrangeas tree this year and was told to trim the tree back the first couple years to make the tree trunk stronger. Just how do I trim so I can still enjoy the beautiful blooms next summer/autumn?
Great pruning question!

How far back do you prune a Vanilla Strawberry bush? Should I cut all of the dried flowers before the snow arrives?

How far back do you prune a Vanilla Strawberry bush? Should I cut all of the dried flowers before the snow arrives?
Wait!

How much water and mulch do you need for a Crimson Fire shrub to flourish?

How much water and mulch do you need for a Crimson Fire shrub to flourish?
Great overwinter question!

How do you prepare a new Strawberry Sundae Hydrangea for winter in Pennsylvania?

How do you prepare a new Strawberry Sundae Hydrangea for winter in Pennsylvania?

How do you care for new Wisteria Summer Cascade in the winter?

How do you care for new Wisteria Summer Cascade in the winter?
Great question!

Wondering what is the growth rate of the Distylium?

Wondering what is the growth rate of the Distylium?
"How fast will a plant grow?" is always a tricky question.

I just bought a Hibuscus Syriacus Mineru (Tahiti) at Lowes. Can I plant it outside now?

I just bought a Hibuscus Syriacus Mineru (Tahiti) at Lowes. Can I plant it outside now?

That depends...


First-time Weigela plant owner -- How do you properly care for one in the fall and spring?

First-time Weigela plant owner -- How do you properly care for one in the fall and spring?

I’m so glad you have added a weigela to your garden!


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