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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!


When should I plant a weigela in zone 5?

When should I plant a weigela in zone 5?
The weather has been a little bit tricky this spring with back and forth between nice days and cold ones!

What specifics do I need to follow when planting a gardenia?

What specifics do I need to follow when planting a gardenia?
Great question!

Should I trim back my orange tree at the same time I'm transplanting it?

I think it’s time to call in an expert!

Is it a good time to transplant my azalea into a pot?

Is it a good time to transplant my azalea into a pot?
Yes, this is a great time to move plants around!

What can I plant in an area that only gets about one hour of sun each day?

What can I plant in an area that only gets about one hour of sun each day?
That's a little bit tricky!

What are the best plants and shrubs to plant along a fence in the sun?

What are the best plants and shrubs to plant along a fence in the sun?
I love crapemyrtle!

My Atomic Red isn't showing any signs of life. Are they late starters?

My Atomic Red isn't showing any signs of life. Are they late starters?
I don’t know about your area, but spring has had a hard time coming along in my neighborhood!

Is Shining Sensation deciduous? I'm finding mixed information.

Is Shining Sensation deciduous? I'm finding mixed information.
I can understand your confusion.

What is the rate of growth for Snowdance Japanese Tree Lilac?

What is the rate of growth for Snowdance Japanese Tree Lilac?
I'm glad you asked!

Why isn't my Opening Day Viburnum flowering for the second year in a row?

Why isn't my Opening Day Viburnum flowering for the second year in a row?
Why a plant doesn’t flower is a great question!

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