North Carolina Garden Tips and Information - Carolina Country

Carolina Gardens

Seasonal tips from our gardening expert

Pyracantha: autumn fire

Plus garden to do's for October & November

Boosting curb appeal

Start from the ground up when enhancing your home

Okra: Edible and Ornamental

Plus garden to do’s for April & May

Bees, Birds & Other Beasts

How to make your yard attractive to wildlife

Black Gold

Turn scraps and yard waste into useful compost

A colorful roof for all seasons

Native mosses on this roof tolerate full sun, weather extremes and control storm water runoff

Sting fire ants before they sting you

Methods — chemical and non-chemical — for controlling fire ants

Farm Marketing Co-ops

How co-ops use the Internet to spread fresh food to cities and wealth to farming communities

Keeping Honey Bees Abuzz

You can help protect and proliferate these essential insects

Old peonies for new gardens

Plus garden to do’s for August & September

Two-Minute Tomatology

Plus garden to do’s for June & July

Farm Fresh

The advantages of buying local foods

Sap’s Rising

North Carolina maple syrup makers tap a niche market

Plant Once, Eat for Years

Using perennial fruits and vegetables in your garden