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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!


I have a Cool Splash Honeysuckle and after the leaves had been exposed to frost I cut it back like a perennial. Was this a huge mistake?

I have a Cool Splash Honeysuckle and after the leaves had been exposed to frost I cut it back like a perennial. Was this a huge mistake?
Not a huge mistake!

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?

When is a good time to plant in Wisconsin?

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

What can I do to revive my Tickled Pink Hydrangea?

What can I do to revive my Tickled Pink Hydrangea?
I have a few suggestions!

Should I mulch around Cool Splash Diervilla, or will that prevent it from spreading?

Should I mulch around Cool Splash Diervilla, or will that prevent it from spreading?
Though it will spread in time, it isn’t an aggressive plant.

How should I prepare my weigela for the winter?

Fortunately, weigelas are tough plants and don’t require much pampering!

How do I prepare my new plants for winter? Do they need to be trimmed?

New plants, especially, need some TLC in the fall and winter!

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