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Shrubs & Plants

Save The Crepe Myrtles! Prune Them Properly

Save The Crepe Myrtles! Don’t Lop the Top- Instead, Prune Them Properly

By | Shrubs & Plants

Crepe Myrtle trees are a favorite of many southeastern yards and gardens, featuring tall, slender trunks and full, blooming foliage that brings color and shade to your property. As with all trees, pruning is key; lopping off the blooming tops is a common practice- stop! This practice can hinder and even-harm your trees: Lopping prevents aesthetically-appealing bark from forming on the tree trunk. Lopping results…

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Planting Camellias

Planting Camellias: Use this Process to Ensure they Get a Great Start

By | Shrubs & Plants

Camellias are a hardy choice for wide-spreading shrubs that will enhance and improve your landscape. These flowering evergreen shrubs feature brightly-colored blossoms, around 4″ in diameter, that create beautiful curb appeal. Contact a knowledgeable landscape professional near Charleston for more information, or visit retailers to find the perfect plants for your property.   Planting camellias? Use these planting tips to give your shrubs a great…

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Christmas Camellias: Three Varieties That Will Brighten Your Outdoors at Christmas

Christmas Camellias: Three Varieties That Will Brighten Your Outdoors at Christmas

By | Holidays, Shrubs & Plants

Create something beautiful this Christmas season with Camellias. A member of the evergreen family, these flowering shrubs provide visual interest as well as privacy when planted near and around your home. Consider the services of a knowledgeable landscape company to augment your yard and garden with these beautiful natural features. You may also choose to plant your own Camellias, as the southeastern US is the…

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Outstanding Shrub Varieties to Plant this Fall - Loropetalum

Three Outstanding Shrub Varieties to Plant this Fall

By | Shrubs & Plants

Fall is the perfect season for planting shrubs to enhance your home’s curb appeal. If you live in the Southeastern US hardiness zone, plant some flowering shrubs that will bring lush foliage and a little color to your landscape throughout the year. There are so many benefits of planting hedges and shrubs, from privacy and protection to curb appeal and energy conservation. If you want…

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3 Amazing Plants That Bloom in Hot Weather

By | Shrubs & Plants

Just because it is late in the summer doesn’t mean your garden has to lose its alluring color. Enjoy late summer color in your garden, yard, and landscape with some hardy flowers that bloom in the heat of the southeastern US into autumn. Three amazing plants that bring late summer color to your outdoor spaces are: Lantana Lantana likes full-sun, good drainage, and to be…

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