This guide is set up in a month-to-month format with headings and practical sections to guide you. Here you will find both general and specific instructions on the gardening elements suggested for that month. The guide covers most information for Southeastern Coastal Carolina that you will need to successfully create and manage your landscape, grow a productive home vegetable garden, plant seasonal and colorful flower beds, appropriately prune and trim your plants, shrubs and trees, and advice on yard and lawn maintenance. There is even a page for your own gardening notes each month. Keeping a journal of your gardening successes, as well as challenges, can help to avoid repeated mishaps and greatly enhances your gardening knowledge.