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!

New Variety: Diamond Rouge Hydrangea Hardiness

New Variety: Diamond Rouge Hydrangea Hardiness
Thank you Karen from Lawrence, Kansas, for your question about the Diamond Rouge Hydrangea.

Planting Dogwood Shrubs

Planting Dogwood Shrubs
Planting a Dogwood in your yard is a great idea!

Landscaping to prevent Erosion

This is such a great landscaping question, and one you can have some fun with!

How to Handle a Sloping Yard

If your back yard is eroding, it might be time to bring in the professionals.

Pruning Hydrangea Paniculata

Such a bummer to hear your hydrangea isn't blooming like you hoped. Lucky for you, we've created a video to give you the care advice you need to get those blooms back.

Endless Summer Hydrangea Blooms

It’s so frustrating when something goes wrong with a plant. I think it could be one of many things.

Fertilizing Azaleas

Great question - It’s best to fertilize azaleas after they flower, before the first of June.

Pruning Amber Jubilee

Thanks, Lynn, for your question! Knowing how much to prune – if at all – depends on how much space you have.

Plants for Shady Areas

Plants for Shady Areas
This is a question I get a lot: knowing how to best landscape the shady areas of your yard.

Pruning Red Star Hypericum

Pruning Red Star Hypericum
Here's a shout out to Bill in Washington who asked about pruning Red Star Hypericum.

Growing Citrus Trees

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

How to Winterize Plants, Trees & Shrubs

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.

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