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North Carolina is home to hundreds of plants stretching from the coast to the Appalachians. In plant diversity the state is outranked only by California and Texas. These natural plants have become popular with home gardeners. The author describes plants for both shade and sun that will keep gardens remaining colorful from spring through fall.
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29683
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Lauri Newman-Waters, owner of Asheville’s Farm Girl Garden Designs, has a passion for science and nature. A former research scientist, she focuses her passions on her small farm, where showcases her talents as a landscape architect and fresh-cut flower supplier for local restaurants. Farm Girl specializes in western North Carolina terrain, using native plants and low-impact techniques.
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Fall-blooming perennials provide pollen and nectar for the bees and beautiful flowers for the garden. Diane Almond, a North Carolina Master Beekeeper, discusses how to create a pollinator garden and offers a list of native plants to grow. Plants native to North Carolina include flowers such as asters, swamp thistle, goldenrod, and chrysanthemums.
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34805
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Native gardens are becoming popular as their reputation for minimal upkeep spreads. In North Carolina, indigenous tree species, such as magnolias and southern live oaks, can co-exist with smaller varieties of flower, such as azaleas, hydrangea, and phlox. Moving to native species can cut down on the negative environmental impacts of invasive species.
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