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!


I'm a new gardener, where do I begin?

I'm a new gardener, where do I begin?
Don’t worry about being new to gardening! We are all learning as we go.

How do I prune Spirea?

How do I prune Spirea?
When you start seeing leaves and the forecast looks like spring has really arrived in your area, it’s time to prune.

Do I need to cover my plants in early spring?

Do I need to cover my plants in early spring?
The highs and lows of Spring weather can be hard on plants. Whether or not to cover the plant, depends on how far along the new leaves are.

How and When do I prune my Hypericum?

How and When do I prune my Hypericum?
Here's a shout out to Bill in Washington who asked about pruning his Red Star Hypericum.

How do I successfully transplant my plants?

For starters, fall and early spring are the best seasons for transplanting. This way, you can avoid the summer's heat when your plants are extra vulnerable.

How do I winterize my plants in the Fall?

I'm glad you asked because this is something many people forget to do. If you live in an area with freezing temperatures, certain varieties should be covered and protected from the cold winter.

How do I use fertilizer in my garden?

What’s the old saying? Spring forward, fall back? The same applies here.

How do I prune my rose bush?

How do I prune my rose bush?
Ready to play in the garden? Me too!

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