Timely Tips for Gardening in March
Perennials, Annuals & Bulbs
Lawn & Landscaping
Gardening Basics: A Recipe for Success in time for spring gardening. New to the Piedmont region or honing your gardening skills? Find the right plant, right place; how to prepare soil, plant, water and there you grow!
Native Plants for the SE
Freedom Park Demonstration Garden If you want to observe for yourself how native plants fit into the landscape visit both Freedom Park or Independence Demonstration Gardens, the word "native" is on the label.
Introducing native plants to your landscape can be both fun and rewarding. Although natives can be less "showy" than their overseas cousins they often have a subtle beauty that blends well into any surroundings. They tend to grow better, need less care, and although they feed the native insects (including caterpillars that turn into butterflies) they also feed and house native birds throughout their life cycles. learn more 11 Articles on Native Plants, Flowers, Pollinators, Shrubs, Trees + Resources