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Moderate climate and a diverse landscape have given the state a variety of plant life. Many state gardens contain examples. They include the Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo, Airlie Gardens near Wilmington, and those in Old Salem.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 56 Issue 10, Mar 1989, p26-33, il
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3758
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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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North Carolina's governor's mansion in Raleigh was completed in 1891, but little money was given to creating a landscape. When Daniel G. Fowle, the first governor to occupy the mansion, visited the Biltmore Estate, George Vanderbilt asked him how the house was coming. Fowle replied that the grounds were hopeless. Vanderbilt then dispatched Gifford Pinchot to Raleigh to work on the gardens. Silcox-Jarrett traces the development of the mansion's landscaping from Pinchot's early work to the present.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 72 Issue 11, Apr 2005, p114-116, 118-119, il Periodical Website
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Save a week end or an afternoon sometime this spring to visit on of North Carolina's newest and most eye-catching attractions - Clarendon Gardens.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 44, Apr 1954, p17, 19, f
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14408
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Thanks to the foresight of the early settlers, there are still many beautiful boxwood gardens to be found in various sections such as Panther Creek near Winston-Salem, Belmont near Linwood, Buck Creek near Marion, and Connemara between Hendersonville and Asheville.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 17, Sept 1947, p10, 21, f
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16564
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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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17367
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Davenport describes how adding low-maintenance plants, like blackberries, blue berries, and muscadines, to a garden adds beauty and good taste.
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17583
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Loewer recommends five plants that Carolina gardeners can use to brighten up their gardens in the twilight hours--Angel's Trumpets, Moonflowers, Woodland Tobacco, Vining Petunia, and Cereus.
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Through the years Chase has created gardens that would help feed her family. Recently she has been exploring \"drinkable\" gardens--plants that become beverages, wines, juices, ciders, teas, and syrups. Using yield, reliability, and ease of care as determinants, Chase presents five choices of drinkable plants for the Carolinas--crabapple, serviceberry, prickly pear cactus, muscadine, and bay laurel.
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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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