Gardens & Gardening

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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Virginia Creeper

Virginia Creeper

One, two, three, four, five — allow this plant to thrive.
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Winter Beauty in the Landscape

If you know a few tricks, winter gardens can be just as exciting as a garden full of tulips.
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15 Tips for a Beautiful Garden

Don’t miss Toby’s tips and advice on maintaining your garden.
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raised bed garden

Raised-Bed Gardens Increase Yields

Start planning or building your raised beds now to enjoy this planting season.
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Jack-in-the-Pulpit

Jack-in-the-Pulpit

The folklore behind this plant’s name tries to describe its unusual shape.
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mistletoe

Mistletoe

This plant remains hidden most of the year, but come Christmas it’s a symbol of the season.
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18 Gardening Tips For You & Yours This Season

Don’t miss Toby’s holiday tips and advice on maintaining your garden this winter.
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perennials in garden box

Dividing Perennials

How to care for your favorite year-round flowers.
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fall tree

The Season For Trees

Why now is the perfect time to plant shade and fruit trees.
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