#TeachingTuesday

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 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 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.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Fall is for Planting! Thanksgiving week is traditionally a great week for planting certain things in this hardiness zone, like bulbs and some flower seeds. Because in NC (at least in the piedmont and on the coast) it often doesn’t get really... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) is a deciduous gymnosperm tree native to North Carolina and the southeastern US. It naturally grows in swampy areas, and thrives in standing water. Because it can survive in these conditions, it also grows... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

There are several species of hydrangea used in landscaping, but today we are talking about Hydrangea macrophylla, also known as bigleaf hydrangea. There are two main groups of bigleaf hydrangeas, the mopheads, which have large round masses of flowers,... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Based on 126 years of statewide average rainfall data, 2020 was the second wettest year on record, with 2018 being the wettest. 2021 has just gotten started, but it looks like we may be in for another record-breaking year in terms of heat and... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Ilex verticillata, or winterberry holly, is a deciduous holly native the eastern United States. Unlike most hollies, it drops all of its leaves in the fall/winter, revealing stems covered with clusters of bright red berries. In nature, the... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Acer saccharum, the sugar maple, is a large deciduous tree native to eastern and central North America. These are the same trees that produce maple syrup farther north, but unfortunately the weather isn’t cold enough in NC to produce... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Ginkgo is a very unusual tree. It is considered a “living fossil” because the tree that is living today is almost exactly the same as it was 200 million years ago, during the Jurassic period. It is thought that the fruit was originally... read more.