August is National Peach Month

What is so special about peaches and why do we love them so much? Since August is national peach month, we thought it would be fun to explore the history and facts of this delicious fruit. 
August 06, 2018

The 3 looks of the Crape Myrtle

Details on how to prune your crape myrtle to the exact look you want! Prune your crape myrtle in the form of Standard, Multiple Stem, or Natural.
June 07, 2018
Tags: Crape Myrtle

Choosing the Right Crape Myrtle for You

There are quite a lot of crape myrtle varieties each with their own unique qualities. From the color choices to the bloom period there are so many choices! Exactly how do you decide which crape myrtle is right for you?

Oleander the Beautiful

Oleander creates die-hard fans once planted and it is easy to see why. The flowers are beautiful! It thrives in some of the hardest growing conditions found in the States, bringing beauty to coastal and desert landscaping. This shrub is fast growing and can be used as a border tree or wind break. 
May 16, 2018
Tags: Oleander

New Trees in Time for Arbor Day!

In honor of Arbor Day 2018 we would like to introduce a few new trees and shrubs to you all! This collection will continue to grow but take a look at the new offerings here at Plant Me Green.
April 26, 2018
Tags: Arbor Day

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