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Tar Heel gardens blaze with color from spring to fall, with plants including zinnias, sunflowers, black-eyed Susan, and hydrangeas. Knowing the soil and following simple planting tips can fill many gardeners' plots with festive colors.
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Kim Powell planned to retire in 2005 after thirty-plus years of service with Agricultural Extension and the Department of Horticultural Science at N.C. State University. Along with his teaching duties, he had been directly responsible for all Agricultural Extension professionals statewide. He had also hosted the UNC-TV show 'The Backyard Gardner' and a weekly call-in radio show on gardening. However, his retirement was delayed when he was asked to fill in as interim director of the J. C. Raulston Arboretum while a search was undertaken for a new director. The position was filled in December 2005.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 73 Issue 11, Apr 2006, p144-146, 148-149, il, por Periodical Website
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For more than twenty-five years, thanks to Carl B. Rehder, one of Wilmington's most public-spirited citizens, and thousands of school children in New Hanover County, there have been tons of vegetables produced.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 18 Issue 37, Feb 1951, p7
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Although carpenter bees are known for the damage they make by drilling in fences, houses, and other wood, Pollock states they also benefit gardens and lists some ways gardener's may attract them to their gardens.
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North Carolina gardeners live in a land of powerful weather systems -- hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms. Horan gives tips on how planting pointers to protect landscapes and prevent damage.
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The finding of a statue of this saint in Wing Haven Gardens in Charlotte piqued Loewer's interest, especially the inscription beneath it--the Patron Saint of Gardeners. Loewer recounts what his research uncovered about this Irish monk who lived during the 600s.
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Carolina Gardener (NoCar SB 453.2 N8 C37), Vol. 26 Issue 3, Apr 2014, p22, 24, il Periodical Website
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23732
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Loewer highlights four gardeners in Western North Carolina who transform their work into art.
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23825
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Masahi 'Mike' Oshita is one of the 65 officially certified and classically trained Japanese gardeners in the United States. The gardener, whose popularity is growing, lives in Weaverville, North Carolina.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 5 Issue 3, May 2011, p40-49, il, por Periodical Website
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23828
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Anne Martin created Mountain Moss Enterprises, which specializes in creating eco-friendly moss gardens and sustainable landscapes in Western North Carolina.
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23982
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Finley Park, an upscale North Wilkesboro neighborhood, is home to a beautiful botanical garden owned by Debbie and Harry Ferguson. Debbie serves on the North Wilkesboro Board of Commissioners.
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23978
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The author presents the ten most damaging insect pests as concerns lawns and gardens in the south, including fire ants, lace bugs, stinkbugs, and slugs.
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23980
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Donna Edgell, a teacher in Mebane, North Carolina, discusses how she successfully ties teaching and gardening together on her property.
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23981
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The author discusses various animals that help foster the success of gardens, in particular frogs and toads.
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23984
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The author present easy-to-grow herbs and highlights their best uses in the kitchen and for health. Some herbs include lavender, lemon balm, marjoram, and yarrow.
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23983
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The author presents various microorganisms found in soil that help nurture plants and how to keep soil full of microorganisms all year round.
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