The UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens is hosting a free winter garden walk at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. The tour will begin at the school’s greenhouse where Larry Mellichamp, gardens director, will give a short talk on winter plants. Afterward, visitors will walk through the Susie Harwood Garden with garden staff members [...]
Archive for February, 2012
What happens when a preserved wetland is surrounded by development? Southern Mecklenburg County is home to what may be a perfect case study. Read more at the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute site, here.
By Amber Veverka It’s time to start garden seeds indoors, and the good news is, you don’t have to shell out a fortune to do it. And that matters, because for a growing number of Americans, gardening is no longer a mere hobby – it’s a way of cutting grocery bills. Organizers of Charlotte-area community gardens report [...]