North Carolina Garden Tips and Information - Carolina Country

Carolina Gardens

Seasonal tips from our gardening expert

Getting the best bang for your buck

8 vegetables that yield ample payback

Four-season interest

Giving your yard color throughout the year

Gardening blunders

Avoid mistakes by learning from your ‘foregardeners’

Hello, Hellebores!

Plus Garden To-Do's for February

The dogwoods of winter

Plus Garden To-Do's for December and January

Fall for the blues

Plus Garden To-Do's for October and November

Your grandmother’s hollyhocks

Plus Garden To-Do's for August and September

Lost harvest

Plus Garden To-Do's for June and July

Daylily nights

Plus Garden To-Do's for April and May

Lunar Magic

Planting by the moon is no passing phase

Garden Décor

How to go with what you love (without going overboard)

Pretty Spiderworts

They also are deer-resistant and will bloom from spring into the summer

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

Poisonous Plants

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