#TeachingTuesday

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.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday, Uncategorized

This week, the Chinese pistache trees at our office burst into flaming glory, showcasing their brilliant fall color palettes of yellows, oranges, red, and even pinks and deep maroons. We couldn’t ignore it, so it’s our plant of the week!... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Today our plant of the week is the Evergold sedge, Carex oshimensis 'Evergold.' We use this plant extensively in our fall & winter planter designs because the striking foliage holds up well in the cold weather. It is also used in perennial shade... read more.