Category: Home & Garden

February Garden Tips: The Short List

Garden expert Tina Mast of Homewood Nursery shared this short list of to-dos to tackle on this month’s milder days.

The Story in Ice: Art and Life in Winter

The unique properties of water make it life-sustaining in the coldest months. And, if you look closely, it creates beautiful patterns.

January Garden Tips: The 3 P’s

It might seem like a time to take a break from yard work as you look out at your lifeless garden but there’s plenty to do this month.

Elk in Our Mountains of North Carolina

These majestic animals are the largest mammal in the state, and are easiest to see in early fall during their mating season.

In Flight: Chimney Swifts in Raleigh

This annual wildlife phenomenon only lasts for a few weeks a year, and it’s easy to to see — if you know where to look.

Simple Life: Let There Be Darkness 

A trip abroad reminds this writer’s of the night sky — and that the trees and songbirds in his yard back home are worth preserving.

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