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.

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 Tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) is a large, native, deciduous tree. It is also referred to as tulip tree, or yellow poplar. The straight species, meaning the one found in the wild, can grow 60 to 90 feet tall, with a spread of 30... read more.

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This week’s plant of the week is the Japanese flowering cherry tree. Flowering cherries look beautiful when blooming in the spring, but can look messy at other times in the year. The most common ornamental cherry trees in the landscape are... read more.

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This week, we’re focusing on gardenia, also known as cape jasmine. The scientific name is Gardenia jasminoides. The genus name honors Alexander Garden (1730-1791), a Scottish physician, botanist and zoologist who settled in Charleston,... read more.

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This week, our plant is American arborvitae, or Thuja occidentalis. American arborvitae is a slender, evergreen tree native to eastern North America. It has a broad pyramidal shape, and rich green summer color. The most common cultivar is... read more.

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This week, our plant is Swamp Sunflower, or Helianthus angustifolius. It’s a large, native, herbaceous perennial that grows to about 6 feet tall every year from the ground up. It blooms in the late fall, making it one of the last... read more.

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Echinacea and Rudbeckia are a couple of powerhouse perennial genuses! The most common species, Echinacea purpurea (purple coneflower) and Rudbeckia fulgida (black-eyed susan), are very popular in perennial borders,... read more.

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This week we are covering Daylilies, or Hemerocallis. Daylilies are an herbaceous perennial, which means they die back to the ground during winter, and have no woody stems. Hinted at by the genus name, which comes from the Greek words... read more.

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There are several species of Wisteria, but three are most commonly encountered in the landscape: Chinese, Japanese, and American wisteria (Wisteria sinensis, W. floribunda, and W. frutescens). Both Chinese and Japanese are very aggressive... read more.

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If you live in the south or have visited the south in the summer, you have without a doubt experienced firsthand the popularity of crape myrtles. Not only seen in gardens and landscapes, crape myrtles are tough enough to be a common choice for street... read more.

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Meadow or wood sage is a generic name for a few species of salvia that are similar. It includes Salvia nemerosa, Salvia pratensis, Salvia x sylvestris, and many other hybrids. Other common names applied to these sages include: meadow sage, violet... read more.

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Japanese privet is a tough evergreen shrub tolerant of a variety of conditions making a great choice for many North and South Carolina landscapes. It is drought tolerant, salt tolerant (important for those on the coast!), deer resistant, and will... read more.

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Irises have captivated human interest for thousands of years, from ancient Egypt where it was used by pharaohs as a symbol of power, to ancient Greece and Rome, where the name of the flower originated from the goddess of the rainbow, Iris. More... read more.