Easter and the Legend of the Dogwood Tree

One of the most unique of the old legends handed down in the South is the story of the Dogwood Tree. I still remember the story of the Dogwood tree from when I was a child. Every Easter I stop and think of the story. It is just for fun but we hope you will enjoy and share with your family and friends. 
March 30, 2018
Tags: Dogwood

Thornless Blackberries

When you think of blackberries you may envision tangled brambles full of prickly thorns that yield a few handfuls of fruit. The key to growing blackberries yourself is to start with 'domesticated' thornless varieties; they will be the easiest and most productive fruit you have ever grown. 
March 13, 2018
Tags: Blackberries

Pruning Pecan Trees at Planting

A common question we receive this time of year is, "Should we prune our new pecan trees?"

We would like to share with you the latest opinions of renowned Lenny Wells, an Associate Professor and Extension Horticulture Specialist for pecans at the University of Georgia.
February 28, 2018

Pruning Crape Myrtles: Don't Cut Back!

Here in the Southern States, late January and early February is the time of year where you may notice your neighbors starting to prune crape myrtles and were wondering if you should prune back yours. We're almost certain you've seen others cutting back the crape myrtles back to ugly stumps, also known to some as "crape murder".
February 21, 2018
Growing Superfoods: The Blueberry

Growing Superfoods: The Blueberry

What if we told you, there was a food -- not a drug -- powerful enough to help you lower your cholesterol, reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer, and, for an added bonus, put you in a better mood. AND you can grow this food in your backyard...

January 17, 2018
Tags: blueberries

Successful Gardening: A Planting Guide

Here at Plant Me Green there are two different ways you can receive our plants. Some varieties come in bare root style, while most others are potted plants. Depending on the style you purchased, will determine how you will initially care for our leafy friends...

July 19, 2017
Prettiest Plants on the Nursery: Coral Magic Crape Myrtle & Ichi Ki Kei Jiro Persimmon

Prettiest Plants on the Nursery: Coral Magic Crape Myrtle & Ichi Ki Kei Jiro Persimmon

In this series of posts, we'll be highlighting the best-looking plants on our nursery each week. We'll provide you with information about each plant and a nice picture of it, too. This week, we'll be taking a look at the Coral Magic Crape Myrtle and the Ichi Ki Kei Jiro Persimmon.
April 24, 2017
Prettiest Plants on the Nursery: Wonderful Pomegranate & Bald Cypress

Prettiest Plants on the Nursery: Wonderful Pomegranate & Bald Cypress

In this series of posts, we'll be highlighting the best-looking plants on our nursery each week. We'll provide you with information about each plant and a nice picture of it, too. This week, we'll be taking a look at the Wonderful Pomegranate and the Bald Cypress. 
April 17, 2017
Prettiest Plants on the Nursery: Elliot Pecan and Leyland Cypress

Prettiest Plants on the Nursery: Elliot Pecan and Leyland Cypress

In this series of posts, we'll be highlighting the best-looking plants on our nursery each week. We'll provide you with information about each plant, and a nice picture of it, too. This week, we'll be taking a look at the Elliot Pecan, and the Leyland Cypress. 
April 10, 2017
TreesAreCool Specialty License Plate Offered to Florida Drivers

TreesAreCool Specialty License Plate Offered to Florida Drivers

The Florida DMV is now offering a “Trees are Cool” specialty license plate to its residents. This means that for a small fee, drivers can now have a license plate that supports Arbor research and education throughout the state of Florida. 
August 22, 2016