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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 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?

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.

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!


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!

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