By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Meadow or wood sage is a generic name for a few species of salvia that are similar. It includes Salvia nemerosa, Salvia pratensis, Salvia x sylvestris, and many other hybrids. Other common names applied to these sages include: meadow sage, violet... read more.

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Japanese privet is a tough evergreen shrub tolerant of a variety of conditions making a great choice for many North and South Carolina landscapes. It is drought tolerant, salt tolerant (important for those on the coast!), deer resistant, and will... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #TeachingTuesday

Irises have captivated human interest for thousands of years, from ancient Egypt where it was used by pharaohs as a symbol of power, to ancient Greece and Rome, where the name of the flower originated from the goddess of the rainbow, Iris. More... read more.

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Mazus (Mazus reptans), also known as cupflower or creeping mazus, is a low-growing, creeping groundcover native to the Himalayas. The fine foliage is an attractive bright green, and it blooms in the summer with tiny lavender flowers.... read more.

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Our Plant of the Week is Korean boxwood, Buxus sinica var. insularis (formerly known as Buxus microphylla var. koreana).  A common cultivar is ‘Wintergreen’, and it is also a popular parent for several hybrid boxwoods, like... read more.

By Myatt Landscaping, Posted in #FeatureFriday, Feature Stories

We are so honored to be able to celebrate 25 years with Hector Olvera Lugo. Hector is our first employee to reach 25 years—the company is only 26 years old.  Only company owners Scott and Todd Myatt have been here longer.  We are... read more.

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Today we will be covering the flowering dogwood (Cornus florida). There are also Chinese dogwoods (Cornus kousa) and many other types of dogwood trees and shrubs, but we are only talking about the common one native to the eastern... read more.

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This week we are talking about azaleas. There are many different species of azalea, but they all fall under the genus Rhododendron. Azaleas can be broken down into two main categories: deciduous and evergreen. Deciduous azaleas are mostly native... read more.

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This week our crews learned about Nellie Stevens holly. The scientific name is Ilex x ‘Nellie R. Stevens’.  The ‘x’ in between the genus and cultivar name means it is a hybrid between two different species,... read more.

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This week’s plant of the week is the daffodil, known by the scientific name Narcissus. The name is based on the mythology of the Greek god Narcissus, whose vanity leads to his own death and all that remains of him after he dies is a flower.... read more.

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This week’s plant of the week is winter jasmine. The scientific name of winter jasmine is Jasminum nudiflorum, meaning “naked flower” because it blooms before it leafs out.

Winter jasmine is a semi-evergreen shrub... read more.

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Ornamental grasses are a very large and diverse group of plants. A few examples are maiden grass (Miscanthus spp.), fountaingrass (Pennisetum spp.), switchgrass or panicgrass (Panicum spp.), muhly grass (Muhlenbergia... read more.