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Bryce Lane has three Emmys to prove his garden is a star. His garden is featured on the weekly show, In the Garden with Bryce Lane, on UNC-TV public broadcasting for North Carolina. As a former professor in the NC State University Department of Horticultural Science, Lane as a way with making complex concepts seems easy. Now he is sharing his knowledge teaching short term classes at the JC Raulston Arboretum.
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34802
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The Inn at Ragged Garden, a 20th century bed-and-breakfast, has one of the longest garden displays in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. From spring into late fall, a full acre of land is devoted to gardens that include oriental lilies, dahlias, petunias, and more.
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Carolina Gardener (NoCar SB 453.2 N8 C37), Vol. 29 Issue 1, February 2017, p56-61, il, por Periodical Website
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34807
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While most crabapple trees have a reputation for being too sour, there are several varieties to be found in North Carolina that are sweet. They are perfect for canning, cooking, pressing into cider and juice, or just eating right off the tree. They are very hardy trees, need little maintenance, and can yield hundreds of pounds of fruit per season.
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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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34803
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The Emerald Ash Borer is an insect that attacks ash trees, of which there are four native species to North Carolina. Originally from Asia, it has been found in 24 states total. Symptoms and preventative measures are also presented in this article.
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34806
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As the population of North Carolina becomes more diverse, so too does the variety of greenery and vegetables in gardens all over the state. African and Asian varieties are especially popular, with the introduction of plants like bitter melon, bok choy, cassava, and rice.
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34800
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Broccoli is a fairly adaptive vegetable to grow and well-suited for the Carolinas. This article discusses where, when, and how to grow broccoli in your home garden, as well as the best varieties to grow in North Carolina.
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34804
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Pears are one of the hardiest and easiest fruiting trees to plant in North Carolina. Not only do they yield fruit early, but they are also cost-effective, can cross-pollinate, and sprout beautiful white flowers in the Spring.
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34801
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Cauliflower is a more difficult vegetable to grow but is well-suited for some areas in the Carolinas. This article discusses where, when, and how to grow cauliflower in your home garden, as well as the best places to buy seeds in North Carolina.
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34809
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Bacterial spot and bacterial speck have both become large issues for many regions across North and South Carolina. It mostly materializes on tomato plants but can also spread to peppers and eggplants if not properly treated. Spraying and planting in pots can help deter bacterial rot in plants.
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34811
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Nan and Saul Chase have cultivated a once-bare plot in Asheville into a thriving kitchen garden. All plants within the tiny .09 acre lot are edible, and include hot peppers, crabapples, berry bushes, and other varieties of vegetable.
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34808
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A wide variety of pumpkins can be grown in the Carolinas. They need plenty of space, sun, water, and good soil in order to grow. This article gives tips and tricks to ensuring that your next pumpkin crop is healthy.
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Carolina Gardener (NoCar SB 453.2 N8 C37), Vol. 29 Issue 3, April 2017, p54-55, il, por Periodical Website
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34810
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Blueberries are a hardy, versatile fruit-bearing shrub that does well in the Carolinas. This article outlines the ways to grow and care for blueberry bushes and which variety to choose in each climate.
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Carolina Gardener (NoCar SB 453.2 N8 C37), Vol. 29 Issue 4, May 2017, p54-55, il, por Periodical Website
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34825
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Biltmore Estates in Asheville, North Carolina has a long history of stunning landscaping and gardens. Garden designer Clare Whittington discusses their procedure for planning out the gardens that surround the massive 8,000 acre estate, and how home gardeners can use the same tools.
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34827
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Old Salem, located on the outskirts of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, host spectacular historical gardens. All vegetables, flowers, and herbs grown at the gardens are historically accurate to what one would find prior to the 1800s. Garden plots are also based off of Moravian documents that have survived through time.
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Carolina Gardener (NoCar SB 453.2 N8 C37), Vol. 29 Issue 8, October 2017, p56-60, il, por Periodical Website