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Going into fall, we always like to review different Carex species with our crews. One reason is that we use carex in our fall container plantings, and another is that we want to prevent any accidental cutbacks. The genus "Carex" is made up of... read more.

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We took a short break from the blog this summer, but are happy to be back this week with one of our favorite trees--the Japanese maple, Acer palmatum. This species has an incredible variety of sizes, colors, leaf shapes, and habits. Ranging in height... read more.

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Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm' looks enchanting in a perennial border. Today our crews reviewed one of the most popular perennials, black-eyed susans, or Rudbeckia sp. The main species are: Rudbeckia fulgida, black-eyed... read more.

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The first summer flowers were installed about 6 weeks ago, so our crews are starting to pinch back some of the more vigorous growers to keep them in check. For Teaching Tuesday, we reviewed these three superstar performers for hot summers. All three... read more.

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Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Pedunculata'Photo credit: Maryann DebskiJCRA Photo Collection Today our crews reviewed an interesting evergreen shrub, Cephalotaxus harringtonia, or the Japanese plum yew. Although it has a similar name and similar... read more.

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Paeonia lactifloraPhoto credit: Debra Singer-HarterJCRA Photo Collection What gorgeous weather we had today, after all those storms on Monday! Today we reviewed one of the showiest garden plants with our crews, the peony (Paeonia sp.). Peonies... read more.

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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.

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Boxwoods are one of the most ubiquitous shrubs in the American garden. They have been popular for centuries throughout Europe and the US, because they are so versatile; boxwoods can be pruned into elaborate topiaries, sheared into formal hedges, or... read more.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.