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Myatt Landscaping

Hi! I'm Caitlin, the Recruiting Specialist and Company Ambassador for Myatt Landscaping. I handle hiring, outreach, social media, and basically whatever else comes my way! My background is in horticulture, but I'm loving my new role in human resources and marketing. On this blog, I will be sharing some of the training we do with our crews so that others can benefit too, and I'll share stories about the amazing people who are part of the Myatt Landscaping family. Welcome!

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Even if you don't do any gardening or landscaping at all, if you live in the south, you probably know what an azalea looks like. In April, you can drive around any neighborhood to see the brightly colored shrubs completely covered in blooms. Many... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Spring is really here! We are seeing so many beautiful flowering plants in the landscape this week. To finish out March, we will be covering the loropetalum shrub, or Chinese fringe flower (Loropetalum chinense). This plant has been in the United... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

What a beautiful St. Patrick's Day weekend, reaching the upper 70's on Friday, and even though the temps dropped back down, we had clear sunny weather Friday through Sunday! We're doubling up today to get back on schedule,... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday, School Tours

Last week was very busy for everyone at Myatt! We had two school groups come to our facility in Fuquay to learn from our fantastic staff. The first group was from the Horticulture Technology program at Alamance Community... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday, Uncategorized

Some of the earliest signs of spring in the south are daffodils and forsythias. Both are well-known plants common from new developments to old rural homesteads throughout North and South Carolina. Forsythia... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in Uncategorized

Usually, when people think of "dogwoods", they think of the eastern flowering dogwood (Cornus florida), a small, native, understory tree with showy white or pink blooms in the spring. But did you know there are lots... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

This week, we're focusing on a vigorous little groundcover called creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia). In our area, creeping Jenny is a part-shade perennial, which grows best in moist garden soils or containers. It should not be allowed to grow in... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in Uncategorized

Last week we had to cancel our usual training session due to extremely cold morning temperatures! We delayed our crews coming in for an hour and a half until the sun could come up and raise the temps. Fortunately, we're not... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Hello and Happy New Year! We're trying to get back into our normal routine after the chaos of the holidays, crazy weather, and switching over our operations software system. Here's our first plant ID post of the... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in Uncategorized

Last Friday, December 21, we held our first Annual Fun Day event at our (relatively) new branch in Charleston, SC! We had 17 local employees in attendance, as well as Ryan Kimbro, the Maintenance Division Manager, and Todd... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #FeatureFriday, Feature Stories, Uncategorized

Since today is the last work day before the Christmas holiday, I wanted to share with everyone how much we appreciate all of our employees and our industry partners! Last Friday, December 14th, we held our "Annual Fun Day" event where our employees... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday, Uncategorized

Because of the short weeks we had due to rain and the Thanksgiving holiday, today we had our first new plant for plant identification training in 3 weeks! Last week, the crews reviewed the plants they learned in November: Carex 'Evergold', Chinese... read more.