Right now North Carolina growers are shipping over 4 million poinsettias to state and national markets. These plants are photoperiodic, meaning the longer winter nights turn some of their leaves from green to red. Growers carefully schedule their plantings to… Read More ›
Christmas trees are a big business in NC and gardeners can learn a lot from tree farmers. A lot of science and tradition go into these trees. I talked with a Christmas tree farmer, a tourism official, an Extension agent, and a scientist who… Read More ›
Get expert advice from Brent Heath —a third generation daffodil breeder who has over 5 million daffodils growing at Brent and Becky’s Bulbs in Gloucester VA. He explains how he develops new varieties and shares tips for a beautiful spring… Read More ›
It’s time to collect seeds from your garden. Dr. Liz Riley shares tips for successful collecting, cleaning, and storing seeds for next season on the Triangle Gardener podcast.
A gardener is driven to murder! Here’s a tale of mayhem and the lengths gardeners will go to in order to protect our charges.
Durham, North Carolina is experiencing a boom. Buildings and urban agriculture are growing side by side. I meet a bee keeper, her musical bees, and some of the people who are leading the way.
Fall is the best time to plant trees and we investigate options for growing fruit in our region. I interview Charles Murphy as he explains easy options and tips for success.