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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Today we will be covering the flowering dogwood (Cornus florida). There are also Chinese dogwoods (Cornus kousa) and many other types of dogwood trees and shrubs, but we are only talking about the common one native to the eastern... read more.

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This week we are talking about azaleas. There are many different species of azalea, but they all fall under the genus Rhododendron. Azaleas can be broken down into two main categories: deciduous and evergreen. Deciduous azaleas are mostly native... read more.

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This week our crews learned about Nellie Stevens holly. The scientific name is Ilex x ‘Nellie R. Stevens’.  The ‘x’ in between the genus and cultivar name means it is a hybrid between two different species,... read more.

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This week’s plant of the week is the daffodil, known by the scientific name Narcissus. The name is based on the mythology of the Greek god Narcissus, whose vanity leads to his own death and all that remains of him after he dies is a flower.... read more.

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This week’s plant of the week is winter jasmine. The scientific name of winter jasmine is Jasminum nudiflorum, meaning “naked flower” because it blooms before it leafs out.

Winter jasmine is a semi-evergreen shrub... read more.

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Ornamental grasses are a very large and diverse group of plants. A few examples are maiden grass (Miscanthus spp.), fountaingrass (Pennisetum spp.), switchgrass or panicgrass (Panicum spp.), muhly grass (Muhlenbergia... read more.

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This week, we are focusing on the southern waxmyrtle, also known as southern bayberry. This fast-growing evergreen shrub is native to South Carolina and surrounding southern states. Its fast growth rate and tolerance of deer, drought, wind, salt,... read more.

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Euphorbias are a fascinating group of plants. There are over 2,000 species in the genus Euphorbia, including cactus-like plants such as crown-of-thorns, and well-known flowers such as poinsettias. Many of the species are native to southern Africa,... read more.

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Almost everyone has come in contact with dianthus at some point in their lives. The carnations in floral arrangements are a type of dianthus, it’s a popular fall annual flower, and there are also perennial types as well. Dianthus is ancient... read more.

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Wow, it has been a tough start to our fall flower season! Last week we broke multiple heat records, and had both the hottest day of 2019 and the hottest latest day of the year of all-time. Super weird for October… Anyway, our crews pushed... read more.

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We started our fall flower rotation yesterday, so our training for the crews this morning focused on how to fill out the paperwork correctly for each installation, and a quick review of the plants we covered over the last three weeks. So, while we... read more.

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The Myatt team is gearing up for the fall flower rotation, which starts this Monday! In preparation for that, we focused on Acorus gramineus ‘Ogon,’ or golden variegated sweet flag (also called ogon grass) in our training today. These make... read more.