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!


Looking for a sun tolerant shrub for containers that can withstand Texas heat.

Looking for a sun tolerant shrub for containers that can withstand Texas heat.
I love container gardens!

I planted barberries in pots and now the gold leaves are falling off.

I planted barberries in pots and now the gold leaves are falling off.
Oops! It sounds like your barberries got too dry.

Can Tiger Eyes Sumac survive in a container?

Can Tiger Eyes Sumac survive in a container?
Definitely!

What are the watering requirements for Strawberry Sundae?

What are the watering requirements for Strawberry Sundae?
It can be hard figuring out how much water is enough vs. too much. Especially, container plantings.

What size container should I use to plant my hibiscus trees?

What size container should I use to plant my hibiscus trees?
There are a few things to consider first.

Would spirea do well in a whiskey barrel?

Would spirea do well in a whiskey barrel?
Whiskey barrel gardens are fun!

Can I plant Amber Jubilee in a container?

Can I plant Amber Jubilee in a container?
I love shrubs in containers and Amber Jubilee is one of my favorites!

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!

Can hydrangeas grow in southern Florida?

Can hydrangeas grow in southern Florida?
Great question!

Can I grow Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea in a container?

You definitely can!

Any suggestions for trees to plant in a container in San Diego? I need help!

Any suggestions for trees to plant in a container in San Diego? I need help!
I'm glad you aren't giving up!

Can I plant a perennial in an 8 inch deep pot? Should I bring it inside when winter comes?

You should be fine. Just be sure to keep an eye on it and water as needed.

What can I put at the bottom of my large containers instead of soil?

This is a great question!

Can I plant Shining Sensation in a container?

Can I plant Shining Sensation in a container?
I love container gardening! It’s fun to try different plants in containers, especially ones that attract hummingbirds.

How do I grow blueberries in containers?

Blueberries fresh from the garden sounds delicious!

Where do I even begin?

Where do I even begin?
Not sure where to start? Need some inspiration for your yard? I've got you covered!

Can I grow an Orange Tree in my Sunroom?

I was so excited to answer this question from Janet in West Virginia.

Can I plant First Editions in a container?

Can I plant First Editions in a container?
Containers aren’t reserved for just annuals. Watch as Ryan, our gardening expert, shows how to make a big statement with your favorite shrub.  

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