north carolina

  • Design

    Enjoying Public Gardens

    Today we’re visiting some public gardens with Jordan Foreman. Rutgers Gardens inspired my passion for public gardens and is the garden that I call home. Longwood Gardens taught me the…

  • Design

    Scenes From the Mountains of North Carolina

    My name is Piper Woodring, and I live in Boone, North Carolina. Although I love to garden, and in my humble opinion, my yard is beautiful, this first photo I…

  • Article

    Fall in a Native Plant Arboretum

    Anna Norton sent in these photos from the Southern Highlands Reserve, where she works, along with this description of the place from its website: Southern Highlands Reserve is a native…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Best Vegetables for the Southeast

    Top Pick ‘Carolina Wonder’ sweet bell pepper Days to maturity: 75 ‘Carolina Wonder’ is one of the best nematode-resistant sweet peppers. It is a consistent producer of large, classic bell-shaped,…

  • Article

    Part 2: Best Vegetables for the Mid-Atlantic

    Top Pick ‘Scarlet Nantes’ carrot  Days to maturity: 68 This is an heirloom carrot from France. ‘Scarlet Nantes’ grows 6- to 7-inch-long roots with blunt tips and, hence, grows well…

  • Xanthosoma aurea ‘Lime Zinger’

    Xanthosoma aurea ‘Lime Zinger’

    A humdinger of an elephant ear