Gardens & Gardening

Eastern Sweet Shrub

Sweet Shrub

The smell is only the start of this plant’s story.
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Oakdale Cemetary

Always on Sunday

Designed as a park to encourage visitation, Wilmington’s Oakdale Cemetery was the first cemetery in North Carolina to be part of a national Rural Garden Cemetery Movement, a place for family to celebrate the living as well as the dead.
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Do-It-Yourself Advice for Creating Curb Appeal

Our garden and landscape experts offer advice for bringing life into a dreary front yard.
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Goji Plants

Check out this plant in gardening centers this spring.
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In the Garden with Our State

In the Garden: April 2013 Tips

Spring has arrived. Pruning, planting, and preparing are the name of the game.
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Plant This, Not That

10 little known or new plants you can use to improve your lawn and garden.
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This Month’s Gardening Advice: March 2013

Tips from master gardener Toby Bost on how to create and keep a beautiful garden.
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Buckeye: A Good Luck Charm

Several species grow across the state and produce a familiar little charm.
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Janet Manning Corneille Bryan Native Garden at Lake Junaluska

Natural Haven

Inside the spiritual retreat of Lake Junaluska, Appalachia’s most threatened plant species find a place of refuge.
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Margo MacIntyre Coker Arboretum

From This Seat

Inside Coker Arboretum in Chapel Hill, you can observe native plants sharing soil with plants from around the world.
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