If you are reading this, you either want to Bee Better, or you’re already on your way! Do you worry about the holes in your leaves, slim slug marks, or even mosquitoes? Put the canned chemical spray down, and walk away. It may take a while to rid pest without use of chemicals, even up […]
When we think of wildlife and gardening, sometimes the initial perception is that the two should remain separate, when the reality is that they are entirely interdependent. If you tell people to encourage insects into their garden, their nose often curls. Rephrase it and say “invite butterflies into your garden” and frowns turn into smiles.
Learn to have a Bee Better garden with one simple mantra: Right plant for the right place. Seems simple enough. Yet, not following this mantra is often why gardening goals aren’t met. Here’s Bee Better’s take on right plant, right place. Understanding these five essential elements will help you have a Bee Better garden. Zone […]
What is ecoregion 231? A Regional Guide for Farmers, Land Managers, and Gardeners In the Southeastern Mixed Forest Province, including the States of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and parts of Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Maryland NATIVE SouthEast MILKWEEDS FOR MONARCHS Our Director, Helen Yoest, has grown a lot […]
Garden of Mike and Mary Walden 1506 Delmont Drive Raleigh, NC 27606 You always hear about gardens being a work in progress. We epitomize that idea. Over the years we’ve added another garden here and there, plopped in a pathway to make things easier to navigate, and punctuated it all with some whimsical art. As […]
“In June, as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.” ~Aldo Leopold
Garden of Ingrid Fromm and Sean Nuwer 6601 Keystone Drive Raleigh, NC 27612 Sean Nuwer and Ingrid Fromm moved into this home in North Raleigh in April 2015 with the goal of making it a little homestead being as self-sufficient as possible. The front yard was the optimal space for a garden and they worked […]