#TeachingTuesday

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Now that temperatures are up in 80's and everyone is hurrying to get trees and shrubs planted before the summer heat sets in, it's a good time to review proper watering. The important thing to remember is that once a plant is showing signs of drought... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday, School Tours

Well it's day late, but we wanted to share for #TeachingTuesday about the field trip we hosted for Fuquay Varina High School last Thursday! Ms. Moore brought a group of students from her Hort II/Honors class to learn about our company and the... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

The redbud, Cercis, is one of the most beautiful native trees in the eastern US. Cercis canadensis, the eastern redbud, is the one we see in the Carolinas most commonly. The tiny light purple/pink flowers (there are also white varieties) open in early... read more.

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 #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 #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 #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.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday, Uncategorized

Today for #TeachingTuesday, we will cover two species of tea olive: Osmanthus fragrans and Osmanthus x fortunei. Tea olive is also known as false holly, or simply 'osmanthus.' Personally, tea olive is one of my all-time favorite shrubs. I have fond... read more.