By: Kim Charles

Cindy Bruno has created a remote garden oasis in North Carolina.

"My home is located in Carova, North Carolina.  There are no paved roads in Carova, the only way to access the region is with a 4WD vehicle.  In trying to embrace the uniqueness of the beach, I incorporate native and other hardy plants with shells and driftwood, found on the beach, to create my sandy sanctuary.  The ropes, seen in several of the photos, are to prevent the wild mustangs from nibbling on the flowers and plants.  After a day at the beach, it is very relaxing to retreat to my backyard oasis."

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