How to Spot Cold Weather Damage on Your Plants

How to Spot Cold Weather Damage on Your Plants

Are your outside plants looking a little sad?  Don’t give up hope on them just yet!  We have a list of tips and ideas to guide you through taking care of those plants that have been damaged by the cold snap we’ve experienced.  Typically, temperatures falling below...
Why are my leaves turning yellow?

Why are my leaves turning yellow?

Whether you garden indoors or out, a successful gardener needs to learn how to read plants. It’s important for us to be able to understand the language of a plant and they make it easy for us to know when they’re feeling a bit under the weather.  Both  houseplants and...
Embrace the Shade in your SC Garden

Embrace the Shade in your SC Garden

Shade Gardening Made Easy Unless you’ve lived in the Midlands in July and August there’s no way to describe “hot” other than blistering, all day, bake in the sun heat! As South Carolinians, we’re always on the lookout for a lush, shady hideaway in our gardens. Here at...
Invite Native Plants to Your Garden

Invite Native Plants to Your Garden

Gardening in the Midlands can be a challenge at times.  We deal with scorching heat, sandy soil, drought-like conditions and do we need to say more about the no-see-ums? However, we have one of the longest growing seasons in the country and have an array of beautiful...
Tuck Your Garden in for a Winter Nap

Tuck Your Garden in for a Winter Nap

You’ve spent a better part of the last few months reaping what your garden has sowed.  It’s served you well, and it’s earned some time off.  Before you say goodnight until spring here are a few end of the season tips to help your garden take a long...
Save the Bees – What you can do to help.

Save the Bees – What you can do to help.

Honey bees, bumblebees, and other bees are disappearing at alarming rates, and they need your help! As gardeners, it is our responsibility to reach out and save these yellow pollen-dusted bees from extinction. Bees play a vital role in pollinating over 150 crops grown...