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!


Will my Paniculata Vanilla Strawberry rebloom since I've already pruned it this fall?

Will my Paniculata Vanilla Strawberry rebloom since I've already pruned it this fall?

What a timely question!


When fertilizing a Vanilla Strawberry hydrangea tree, what is the best fertilizer balance to use and when is the ideal time to fertilize?

 When fertilizing a Vanilla Strawberry hydrangea tree, what is the best fertilizer balance to use and when is the ideal time to fertilize?

Great question!


Are your plants container-raised?

Are your plants container-raised?
Yes, our plants are grown in containers.

I have two Little Devil Ninebarks in front of our home, but both plants are starting to grow eastward instead of upright. Help, please!

I have two Little Devil Ninebarks in front of our home, but both plants are starting to grow eastward instead of upright. Help, please!
I had something similar happen with a shrub in my garden.

Is it too late to plant an amber jubilee shrub?

Is it too late to plant an amber jubilee shrub?
Fall is actually a great time to plant most trees and shrubs.

How far do I prune Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea in the spring?

How far do I prune Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea in the spring?
I have just the video for you!

I have a summer cascade wisteria. Do I cut it back for the winter or leave the vine on the trellis? Also how do I get it to bloom next summer?

I have a summer cascade wisteria. Do I cut it back for the winter or leave the vine on the trellis? Also how do I get it to bloom next summer?
Thanks for asking!

Can I plant a Little Devil Ninebark in a pot outside or does it have to be in the ground?

Can I plant a Little Devil Ninebark in a pot outside or does it have to be in the ground?
Good question!

I have two Twilight Magic Crapemyrtles, but the leaves all blew off one of them. Will they die? Do they come back in summer?

I have two Twilight Magic Crapemyrtles, but the leaves all blew off one of them. Will they die? Do they come back in summer?
Good news!

I need a low-growing bushy shrub to fit in a full shade corner. Prefer evergreen, but deciduous is ok. What are my options, Amy?

I need a low-growing bushy shrub to fit in a full shade corner. Prefer evergreen, but deciduous is ok. What are my options, Amy?
Finding plants for full shade is difficult.

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