Articles by 'Misty Gil'

Misty Gil

Greetings! I'm Misty Gil, Recruiting Specialist and Company Ambassador here at Myatt Landscaping and Construction. With 25 years of experience in the landscape industry, I bring a comprehensive understanding of the production side of landscape maintenance and enhancements.

Having traversed through various roles within the landscape business, I am thrilled to be a part of the Myatt team, focusing on recruiting the best talent in the industry, social media, and safety and training initiatives. My journey in the industry has been fueled by a passion to learn and master every facet of landscaping, and contributing to the growth and success of our team.

At Myatt, we pride ourselves on being a beacon of expertise and excellence in landscaping and construction. Our mission is to transform outdoor spaces into extraordinary environments that reflect nature's beauty while aligning with our clients' visions and needs. This website is a treasure trove of valuable information to assist you with your landscaping endeavors. Explore our diverse range of services, innovative projects, and insightful blog posts designed to inspire and guide you on your landscaping journey. Whether you're a homeowner, property manager, or business owner, we have tailored solutions to cater to your unique landscaping requirements.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories

Poor drainage in your landscape can wreak havoc on your lawn, garden, and even your home's foundation, but fear not! There are solutions aplenty to tackle these issues and restore your outdoor space to its former glory.

If you're noticing... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories, Plants

 

Formal hedges can indeed add a touch of grandeur to any landscape, reminiscent of the elegance of the Palace of Versailles. Yet, the stringent maintenance of tightly sheared shrubs year-round comes with its own set of... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories

Embracing the art of gardening is not just a hobby but a transformative lifestyle choice. As more homeowners explore sustainable and efficient gardening practices, raised vegetable gardens have become increasingly popular. These elevated beds offer a... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories

In an era where environmental consciousness is paramount, adopting sustainable landscaping practices offers an opportunity to create a yard that not only enhances the beauty of your outdoor space but also contributes positively to the planet. Let's... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories

As North Carolina grapples with the challenges of water conservation, xeriscaping emerges as a sustainable and water-efficient landscaping solution. Derived from the Greek word "xeros," meaning dry, xeriscaping is a landscaping approach that minimizes... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories

Ornamental grasses, with their graceful forms and myriad benefits, have become a staple in modern landscaping, adding texture, movement, and year-round interest to outdoor spaces. The utilization of these versatile plants goes beyond mere aesthetic... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories, Plants

The traditional approach to caring for crape myrtles in the South has undergone a significant shift. Once considered acceptable, the practice of "pollarding" or severe pruning, known colloquially as "crape murder," is now recognized as detrimental to... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories

When envisioning a captivating and functional landscape, the focus often extends beyond lush greenery to the carefully designed hardscapes that shape and define outdoor spaces. Incorporating elements such as paths, patios, and more not only adds... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories

Winter in landscape maintenance is a crucial time to get things ready for the growing season again. Making sure you have regular visits in the winter is critical to a beautiful spring and a healthy landscape. Things that ensure your landscape is ready... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories, Plants

In the enchanting landscapes of North Carolina, the vibrant palette of flowering shrubs and trees brings a burst of color and beauty to the region's diverse ecosystems. 

Hydrangea: Renowned for its exquisite and large blooms, the... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories

Ground covers enhance landscaping by preventing erosion, suppressing weeds, conserving moisture, regulating temperature, fostering biodiversity, and providing a visually appealing, low-maintenance green carpet. 

These low-growing,... read more.