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After inheriting his ancestral farm, agriculturist Don Lee has moved away from growing regular crops like corn and tobacco. Instead, he has transformed it into the Garrett Wildflower Seed Farm, a seed-growing operation for native wildflowers and grassland species. The seeds are bought by landowners that want to restore indigenous landscapes, companies that want to use native plants for utility projects, and projects that endeavor to reestablish pollinator plants for bees and butterflies.
In Mount Airy, North Carolina, a couple decides to collaborate with a landscaper to design the perfect gardens to match their quirky house. The front side of the house shows a red brick façade from 1834 that requires a tame, structured garden. The other side is a 20th-century stone addition that requires a whimsical, free-flowing Victorian style garden to go with the kitchen garden.