Helen Yoest

Yoest is an award-winning freelance writer and garden stylist. As a gardener, she's curious about plants, soil, design, and how others use these to create their gardens at home.

Home & Garden

A Guide to Native Plants in North Carolina

For garden inspiration, look at what’s already growing naturally in North Carolina. Here are six native plants in North Carolina you can grow yourself.

Home & Garden

5 Tips to Create a Natural Landscape This Spring

Gone are the days of perfectly manicured lawns as many homeowners choose to create unadulterated natural landscapes. Use these simple tips to create a beautiful outdoor space of your own.