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

Mood boards are popular for interior design, but they can be used just as well for your landscape and outdoor spaces. Whether you are using Pinterest to save your favorite photos, Canva to create one like the photo above, or making an actual crafty... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories

Our amazing floriculture and maintenance teams are starting nearly a month of flower installation soon and the results are always amazing. How do you get that same impact at your home?

Annual flower beds are a staple of front doors, entrances,... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories

Landscape issue- Boxwood dieback

Boxwoods are now known to be infected by a number of plant diseases that include boxwood blight, macrophoma blight, phytophthora root rot and volutella blight. The latest issue is called Boxwood dieback, a... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories

You may or may not know the exact details of what you want for your future landscape, but you know you want it to be different than what you have. Whether you want to add a recreation area in your backyard, revitalize your front yard, or just want a... read more.

By Sophia Gibaldi, Posted in Feature Stories

Tropical Plants of North Carolina by Sophia Gibaldi


It’s a bone-chilling winter day and you’re sitting in your living room looking out the window thinking “I wish I could be transported to the Caribbean... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories, Plants

North Carolina’s landscape is full of trees. In most areas, with no interference from people, this state would be a forest of hardwoods and pine trees. Many times, homes are built with the hope of keeping the canopy cover of trees to bring shade... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories

Your new install looks great! You are thinking about the time you are going to spend in your new back yard, or how the house looks from the road. Everything is fresh, green, and beautiful. Now the maintenance begins. Nature is always fighting to get... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in #FeatureFriday, Feature Stories, Plants


We see vloggers and influencers talk about trends in clothing, home décor, and makeup, but did you know that landscaping has trends as well? The plant ID classes our team took in college may look as different now as a textile... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Feature Stories

Winter tasks in the landscape


Landscape maintenance in the winter may look a bit different than maintenance in the growing season. For one, landscape maintenance professionals probably won’t be doing mowing in the winter,... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in Plants

Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean that you are relegated look at a stark landscape for months on end. There are many plants that add winter interest that you can add to your landscape. Some of these plants can also supply refuge and a... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in People

Raleigh Iron Works is a piece of history forged into a modern use. The buildings are part of historic steel mills and warehouses that were once part of Paden Steel.  Grubb Ventures is creating office space, retail, and a new seven story... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Native trees to consider for fall color

We think of the North Carolina Mountains when we think of fall color. But the eastern part of the state has fall beauty to share as well. Anywhere from early October to the end of the month, you can... read more.