Carolina Gardens

Seasonal tips from our gardening expert

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

Water, Water Everywhere

How water features can enhance your landscape

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

Grasses Are More Than Green

There are many pretty ornamental grasses that are easy to love

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

For the Birds

The simplest thing you can do to help protect birds is to keep your cats indoors