This year, celebrate moms by shopping at mother-daughter-owned businesses, visiting sweet animal moms at the North Carolina Zoo, reading essays on motherhood, and attending a succulent-potting workshop in Wilmington.
A passion for indigenous grasses and wildflowers turned a ninth-generation farmer into a steward of seeds. On a ramble down to Johnston County, our roving writer learns how Don Lee is helping restore native landscapes across the South.
Springtime finds North Carolina in full bloom. Mountains to coast, in suburban yards and along remote trails, the azalea — perhaps more than any other native plant — brings Southern charm wherever it grows.