Before You Do It Yourself, Get Some help

We humans have an amazing ability to work the land, build things, sow seed and harvest crops. Because of this natural ability many people have opted to become “do it yourselfers”. Though this notion may seem beneficial economically, practically it can turn into quite the opposite. Don’t get burned by spring fever, it is hard […]

Fall Gardening Tips

We are well into fall now although you may not be able to tell by the weather we have been having here in Raleigh, NC.  However, we are approaching the middle of October and the leaves are starting to paint the landscape with the beautiful oranges, yellows and reds of fall.  Typically, it’s a great […]

Meadow Gardens

Have you driven down Interstate-40 in North Carolina and noticed the beautiful wildflowers blooming along the roadsides?  If, like me, those colorful flowers brighten your day, it might make you want to do something similar in your own garden or landscape. However, if you think it isn’t possible because you don’t have a large tract of […]

A New Year. New Resolutions.

Are you still looking for a New Year’s resolution?  Or perhaps you are already overwhelmed or stressed by your new resolutions.  Well, we can give you a pleasurable and realistic resolution that will entice all of your senses.  A new landscape design or addition to your current landscape can do wonders for your psyche.  A […]

Overwhelmed by the Holidays?

Are you already overwhelmed by the holiday season?  Can’t come up with any good gift ideas?  Or, are you still searching for that unique gift for that special someone?  We can help relieve some of the stress that comes with the holiday season with our horticulture gift ideas as well as ideas for holiday decorating. […]

Don’t Get Burned By Spring Fever

With Spring Fever spreading quickly, we know it is very tempting to run out this time of year and buy every beautiful flower you can fit in the back of your van, but wait before you do!  There are a couple things you should consider before making those purchases and doing it yourself. First, do not […]

Meatballs or Marvelous?

Meatballs or Marvelous?   With warmer temperatures expected this weekend, many of us will be outside enjoying the sun and sprucing up the yard. This is a great time to prune; especially evergreen plants such as Hollies, Abelia, Boxwoods and Camellia Sasanqua. You can prune your plants to shape them, remove leggy shoots of growth, remove […]

Jump Start Spring

Have you been thinking about warmer weather and beautiful blooming flowers with all of this back and forth North Carolina weather? The good news is that you can actually get a jump start on Spring by forcing branches to bloom in the comfort of your own home! The Procedure There are ornamental trees and shrubs […]

Drain the Rain pt. 2

Has your yard and landscape suffered with our unusual amount of rain? We can help you prevent further problems and solve your existing ones. All of the rain and especially the 1-2 inch downpours have taken their toll on our already saturated soils. Since we had more rain than Seattle, Washington this past Fall, the […]

Prepare for the Cold Air!

We hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!! Whether we want to believe it or not, Winter is right around the corner. The first day of Winter is in 20 days. There’s no way we can avoid it and we’re not bears so we can’t exactly hibernate through the Winter. You know what else doesn’t […]

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