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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!


What is the cold hardiness of Cinnamon Girl Distylium?

What is the cold hardiness of Cinnamon Girl Distylium?
Great question!

Can pruning cause weak stems and few blooms?

Pruning might be the problem.

Do dahlias come back every year in Zone 6?

There are just a few steps to growing dahlias year after year.

Do I need to trim my weigela back in the spring?

Do I need to trim my weigela back in the spring?
Probably not!

When is the best time to successfully transplant Vintage Jade Distylium?

When is the best time to successfully transplant Vintage Jade Distylium?
Great question!

Which Evergreen Shrubs are hurricane resistant?

 Which Evergreen Shrubs are hurricane resistant?
Oh, goodness! Numerous questions come in about deer resistant plants. You are the first to ask about hurricane-resistant plants.

Are my COPPERTONE DISTYLIUM and beautyberry plants supposed to lose their leaves?

Are my COPPERTONE DISTYLIUM and beautyberry plants supposed to lose their leaves?
Oh no! The Coppertone Distylium should definitely have leaves.

Does the Delta Blues Vitex lose its leaves in the winter in Zone 9?

Good question!

Can I use the SNOW WHITE MOCKORANGE for a September wedding bouquet?

Can I use the SNOW WHITE MOCKORANGE for a September wedding bouquet?
That’s a really good question!

Is my Moonlight Magic Crapemyrtle suppose to lose its leaves during the winter?

Is my Moonlight Magic Crapemyrtle suppose to lose its leaves during the winter?
Great question!

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