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.

Pairing Plants with Cinnamon Girl Distylium

Pairing Plants with Cinnamon Girl Distylium
You are so lucky to live in a part of the country where it is a warmer zone and Cinnamon Girl Distylium thrives.

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.

Deer Resistant Shrubs: Sweet Tea Gardenia

Deer Resistant Shrubs: Sweet Tea Gardenia
Wondering if Sweet Tea Gardenia shrubs are deer resistant?

Pruning for Shape: Vintage Jade

Pruning for Shape: Vintage Jade
Thanks for your question, Judy! I’m envious that you live in an area where you can plant distylium!

Pruning Red Star Hypericum

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

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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