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 rich 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 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.

By Misty Gil, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

September and October in the south are excellent times to refresh and restart. Our crews are in full swing aerating and over-seeding fescue lawns mid to late September. The cool temps and chances for rain make September a prime time to replenish... read more.

By Misty Gil, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

There is no better person on the Myatt Team to talk about plant trends, than the guy who sources most of the trees and shrubs that Myatt installs. Vice-President Chris Eakins is that guy. We sat down with Chris to find out what he is seeing in the... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Winterizing Your Landscape

This winter has been a bit colder so far than the last few NC winters we have had, so here are a few things you can do to help your garden be at its best next spring.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

You may not think your plants need to be watered in the winter. Usually, we think of plants wilting with hot dry weather in the summer. But winter can actually be just as damaging, with very low humidity and cold winds. Think about how your skin is... read more.