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!


Do I need to cover my Campfire Rose for winter in Zone 4?

Do I need to cover my Campfire Rose for winter in Zone 4?
Great question!

Can you give me some planting tips for Trumpet Vine in Zone 5?

I’m glad I’m not the only one who goes plant shopping in October!

When is a good time to plant in Wisconsin?

When is a good time to plant in Wisconsin?
Great question!

Does the BANANAPPEAL stay only 3-4' wide and tall?

Great question!

Are the Magic cultivars of CRAPEMYRTLES deciduous? Is there a non-deciduous variety of CRAPEMYRTLE?

Are the Magic cultivars of CRAPEMYRTLES deciduous? Is there a non-deciduous variety of CRAPEMYRTLE?
Great questions!

Are Distylium deer resistant?

Are Distylium deer resistant?
When deer are hungry enough, they will eat most anything.

Is the Matador Maple disease resistant?

Is the Matador Maple disease resistant?
Great question!

Why do some plant tags list different sizes for the Crimson Fire?

Why do some plant tags list different sizes for the Crimson Fire?
I’m so glad you brought this up!

When do I prune my Vanilla Strawberry tree and can I leave the old blooms on?

When do I prune my Vanilla Strawberry tree and can I leave the old blooms on?
Great questions!

Do you cut down Coralberry in the fall?

No! Back away from the pruners in the fall.

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