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24021
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The Men's Garden Club of Asheville, in celebration of its 75th anniversary, is in charge of redoing the Olmstead Plan on a historic house in the area. The Olmsted brothers landscaped the \"Buck House\" in 1898, and the Garden Club seeks to return it to its original glory.
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28847
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The North Carolina Arts Council is helping Pitt County schools develop a landscape architecture residency program. The program is multidisciplinary and gives students the opportunity to design an outdoor school environment.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Oct 1984, p4-5, por
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30702
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There are particular varieties of grass which are suitable to certain regions of North Carolina. This article explains when, where, and how to grow centipede grass, Bermuda grass, tall fescue grass, and zoysia grass. Information is also provided on landscaping, fertilization, weeding, and plants compatible with each variety of grass.
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31707
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John A. Darlington is the new general manager of the French Broad Electric Membership Corporation, based in the mountain town of Marshall. Darlington is guiding the cooperative in efforts to develop the entire Western North Carolina area. Other projects he has initiated include landscape beautification and flood control.
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34822
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Nichole Lachance, of Asheville, is a landscape designer who maintains her own gardens with minimal fuss. Her gardens emphasize low-key maintenance; most of the plants are kept small on purpose. To make the most of her garden, she shopped for the necessary characteristics, not plant species. For example, she noted environmental conditions in her yard such as sun, moisture, area available and chose plants that fit those growing requirements.
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Carolina Gardener (NoCar SB 453.2 N8 C37), Vol. 28 Issue 7, September 2016, p56-59, il, por Periodical Website
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35681
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Shrubs that can make a lovely addition to a landscape included Pyracantha and Holly, according to the author. How they can be useful to creatures of the two or many legged kind include becoming a border for a walkway or food for birds. Factors to consider for making them a valuable part of the landscape: types of fertilizer, pruning times, optimal planting depths, and common shrub problems.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 4, July/Aug 1978, p31-33
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36204
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Environmental disasters and habitat destruction have encouraged some homeowners to open up their yards to house affected wildlife, especially pollinators, through organic landscaping and wildlife- friendly food sources. Growth factors include region and hardiness. For food, the author recommends trees such as the Mulberry and Dogwood and shrubs such as Holly. Examples of plants fit for consumption include honeysuckle and milkweed.
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40007
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Helping individuals improve garden quality at all stages is Coastal Landscapes Initiative. Encouraging nature-friendly landscaping practices, CLI’s booklet includes information about native plants adaptable and appealing. The thirty-four species included Eastern Red Cedar, Coral Honeysuckle, and Spotted Horsemint.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Fall 2019, p32-37 Periodical Website