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Color is an important element in designing a wildlife garden. Humans have a preference for a particular color and so does wildlife. Winged creatures--birds and insects--will visit the garden looking for their favorite color and they will also visit other colors. Yoest lists several colors--red, white, purple, yellow--plants having these colors and what wildlife is attracted to them.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 46 Issue 4, May 2014, p17-20, il Periodical Website
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Whether it is a stone path lying on grass in a seven-circuit pattern or the more elaborate Chartres design, a labyrinth garden is a pattern with purpose. It has only one path--the way in is also the way out. Yoest discusses their uses and includes pictures of the Labyrinth and Healing Garden in Crossnore, The Labyrinth at Millbrook Baptist Church in Raleigh, and Christopher Mello's Asheville garden. The article includes instructions on constructing a labyrinth.
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17377
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Yoest describes how the addition of a gate to a garden can enhance its appearance. She includes design strategies and hardware and accessories.
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Winter is often thought of as the off-season for gardens until spring returns. But given the temperatures in North Carolina, what gardeners do in winter enhances the appeal of other seasons. The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary has recently done just that by adding winter interest elements to the six acres surrounding the five-star hotel.
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Built on the site of the first English colony, the Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo, North Carolina, on the Roanoke Sound are unique in the New World. By maintaining the authenticity of 16th century England, the gardens offer a wide appeal to horticulturists, nature lovers, history buffs, and culture seekers.
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To kick off the spring season, the Chapel Hill Garden Club will once again host the town's biennial garden tour.
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