Carolina Gardens

Seasonal tips from our gardening expert

Poaching is Illegal

In North Carolina, you can go to jail if you steal pine straw, Venus flytraps, wild ginseng and many other protected wild plants

Grow for it!

Tips and tricks for home gardeners this spring

No deer here

32 deer-resistant garden plants

Goldenrod in the garden

Plus garden to-do's for August and September

Poisonous Plants

Getting rid of harmful ivy, oak and sumac in your yard

Extending the Growing Season

Greenhouses allow for a variety of fresh produce and flowers year-round

Good books make good presents

Plus Garden To-Do's for December and January

Caring for your lawn

Dispelling five common myths

The Barefoot feeder

How to make a Nyjer or thistle seed feeder

A better birdbath

Plus Garden To-Do's for February

The basics of spring-flowering bulbs

Plus Garden To-Do's for October and November

Milk made

Plus garden to do's for June & July

Black magic plastic

A layer of plastic film helps soil warm up to spring plantings