North Carolina was once a state that was defined by slow economic growth, high unemployment, burdensome taxes, and massive federal debt. Our great state has since come a long way […]
We usually don’t think much about gardening during February, however there is a lot that can be done this month to get your garden ready for spring time.
Mark Twain said, “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog”. Yep, that was Kasey Swartz alright.
Jessica Strickland -- Wayne County Horticulture Extension Agent This month’s plant spotlight is the tea olive, also known by scientific name as Osmanthus. Tea olive is a dense, evergreen shrub
With the start of the New Year, many of us set typical New Year resolutions such as getting healthy, lose weight, reduce stress or start a new hobby.
This is a follow up about the pictures I had taken. I ended up not having the photographs taken that day because of the weather, but I did
The American chestnut (Castanea dentata) is a tree that shall for evermore be immortalized as a true forest giant of the eastern USA, often up to 100' tall,
Nothing teems But hateful docks, rough thistles, kecksies, burs, Losing both beauty and utility. --William Shakespeare, King Henry V, act 5 The Duke of Burgundy came up with a good metaphor for
Henry William Ravenel (1814-1887) was a native South Carolinian. He has been considered one of the foremost Southern botanists of the mid- and late 19th Century, especially as
John Nelson is the curator of the A. C. Moore Herbarium at the University of South Carolina, in the Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia SC 29208. As a