Tag Archives: Lise Jenkins

Art in Bloom

On March 19-22 the NC Museum of Art will host its inaugural festival of art and flowers.  This event brings together the museum’s collection, nearly 50 floral designers, workshops, speakers, and childrens’ events to explore the intersection of art and flowers. … Continue reading

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March: Art, Empty Calories, Project Budburst, Prevent Diseases, Losing Your Job, Its Murder

Our gardens are starting to wake up and there’s lots to do.  The Duke Gardens spring plant sale is coming March 28th.  Visit Art in Bloom at the NCMA or the JC Raulston Arboretum where you will find children’s and citizen … Continue reading

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Managing the Drinking Water Falling on Your Garden

Heavy rains produce water that is not absorbed by our yards and, instead, flows into the stormwater system.  The velocity of this water sweeping through the stormwater system and into local streams erodes stream banks and carries street pollutants and sediment.  Lise Jenkins … Continue reading

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February: Winter Pruning, Caring for Houseplants, New Raulston Arboretum Director, Deciduous Holly, and Stormwater Management

February is a good time for planning. The Enthusiastic Gardener Charles Murphy guides you on  pruning your trees and shrubs. Amy Hill offers timely tips for caring for your houseplants during the winter.  Harold Johnson interviews the new JC Raulston Arboretum Director … Continue reading

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