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Celebrate National Garden Month
"Give A Garden -- Add Beauty to Life" is the theme of this year's National Garden Month, a celebration organized by the National Gardening Association, with the assistance of numerous...
Hellebores: Perennial Plant of the Year
The Lenten rose ( Helleborus x hybridus ) has been making quite a splash recently. There are many new varieties available, and more gardeners are discovering the delights of this early-blooming,...
Barberries are attractive landscape plants. Their thorns can repel deer and other animals, they spread quickly to create a protective hedge, they are widely adapted to poor soils, and they grow in...
While a major back-to-the-land movement 30 years ago received a lot of press, author Barbara Berst-Adams contends another more quiet back-to-the-land movement has been happening on small acreages...
In the Garden
The North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund Commission recently awarded three local agencies a grant to fund their "Growing Minds -- Healthy Bodies Initiative." Children First's Emma Family Resource Center, MANNA Food Bank, and the Appalachian...
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Shows & Events
Biltmore Estate's Festival of Flowers A sure sign of the arrival of spring is Biltmore Estate's Festival of Flowers, which takes place...
National Garden Month April is National Garden Month, and this year's theme is "Give a Garden." Visit the National...
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- Repot Houseplants
- Start Begonias
- Start Basil Indoors
- Plant Beets
- Harvest Early Greens