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Great Design Plant: Mountain Mint
Watch a world of insects dine on this Midwest native, an easy bloomer that washes the garden (and your skin) in scents of cool mint
"Mountain mint can take almost anything and thrive while being a bona fide nectar source... mountain mint is native to central Europe. The importance of native plants is that they... missing the hills and sticks of NY something fierce. It's about 2' tall. And a behaved... mountain mint is native to PA (and further east). I'd first suggest googling seed and... Mountain Mint (Pycnanthemum incanum), which is my favorite. Our wild volunteers bloom..."
Houzz Tour: A Home Built for Legos
Candy colored and classically inspired, this remodeled Seattle home combines the best of past and present
"Capitol Hill location. In renovating the home, Pelletier aimed to preserve the structure’s... Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle Size: 3,300 square feet; 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms... Chapel Hill, NC and do my house!??? Please!!?? Each room is painted a different... Capital Hill is a historical neighborhood with plenty of charm, upscale homes & has... Capital Hill. Thanks for the inspiration! Love, love, love this house and so does..."
My Houzz: Country-Chic Farmhouse in North Carolina
An open, contemporary layout and an expansive, picture-perfect site sit pretty with a family from the West Coast
"Chapel Hill, North Carolina, they fell in love with this farmhouse-style home and... Chapel Hill, North Carolina Size: 3,600 square feet on 4 acres; 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2... Chapel Hill. Take advantage of all that Raleigh and Durham have to offer, as well... Apex, NC, and I'd love to know where your crystal and mercury glass chandelier is..."
Gardening for Happy Kids
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9 Vacation Farmsteads Offer a Taste of Country Life
Have a hankering for fresh air and even fresher food? Try a farmhouse, cabin or well-equipped tent for your next vacation
"remote hills and valleys in search of rustic farmhouses where they can enjoy rolling... for that NC hillside picnic table. Where's the salami? Oh, over there on the grass with... over the hill and closer to school. I miss some of the life style--and I still have... Chestnut Hill Ranch Bed and Breakfast, Only, TennesseeThis rural bed-and-breakfast is... rolling hills boasts traditional style with painted wood floors and plaster walls...."
Guest Picks: 20 Brunch Tableware Finds With Joyous Colors and Patterns
Set out a feast for the eyes with plates, serving pieces and accessories that can make any brunch a celebration
6 Plants That Beat Butterfly Bush for the Wildlife Draw
It's invasive, a nonnative and a poor insect magnet. Check out these better alternatives to butterfly bush in the garden
"in the mint family which is very tolerant of dryer clay soils. It also has a long... western N.C. the Joe Pye Weed (which is blooming now at my elevation) is covered with... mountain mint. This is a wildflower volunteer that has sprouted all over our bank (like... (like any mint it can be aggressive), but it has wonderful blue-green aromatic foliage... mountain mints, certainly in my top 10 natives for attracting pollinators. It is NOT..."
Garden for Wildlife to Reap Rich Rewards
When you plant with animals and insects in mind, you make gardening easier, the planet healthier and yourself more present
"live in NC. This fall I bought several native shrubs and plants at NC Botanical Garden... Chapel Hill. They had a huge assortment of plants which would otherwise be very hard... stabilize the "hills" and something over the septic"mound". Ideas? Karen -- native sedges... Asheville, NC. The slope will be at 2700' elevation. Soil moisture unpredictable. I'm... up in NC: http://outsideclyde.blogspot.com/ Great article and comments. I'd recommend..."
3 Ways Native Plants Make Gardening So Much Better
You probably know about the lower maintenance. But native plants' other benefits go far beyond a little less watering and weeding
"Flint Hills to every other or every third year so not to add to so much air pollution... licorice mint. If so, it will nurture itself. Thx. I will research it and see what... Eastern NC. What plants are good for my situation? Allana--I live in Nebraska, so... works in NC. I would contact local native plant nurseries, university extensions, arboretums... they were mint cookies in the grocery store? Once I started gardening more and more with..."
Grow Herbs for Fresh Flavor and Good Looks in the Garden
With sun and a patch of ground, you can have all the fresh flavor you need for cooking right outside your door. Here's how to get started
"hedgerow. Mint info is not there. You have tarragon twice. Mint needs to be container... here in NC in the cooler months. Pretty sure it can be frozen like basil. Right?... it with mint. I just grow bronze fennel for the butterflies. Can't stand the taste... sometimes mint. They tend to leave the rosemary and sage alone. I've learned to plant... tarragon, mint, or just chop stems and all?... such as mint, will grow almost anywhere. In fact, mint can be so invasive, it's best..."
6 Great Ways With Garden Ground Covers
Use them as problem solvers, weed killers, color and texture providers ... ground cover plants have both practical and visual appeal
"on the hill. What sort of sun exposure does the site get? Kinnikinnick works well... for a hill that can withstand shady conditions. It also has a pretty purple flower... for a hill if you don't care to spend a lot of time weeding and you need erosion... of the hill. I use vinca. I know people think it is invasive, but if you have it... well as NC mountains gritty soil. Transplants easily by removing plants by hand frm..."
Retirement Reinvention: Boomers Plot Their Next Big Move
Choosing a place to settle in for the golden years? You're not alone. Where boomers are going and what it might look like
"Moved to NC from the upper Midwest when housing was inexpensive. No mortgage! With... Asheville, NC, but by "chance" visited the island. We fell in love with the live oaks... Burnsville, NC just north of Asheville. It is a beautiful place. good luck and best wishes... beautiful hills, golfing, theatre) House we chose: Because we shifted from the expensive... Wilmington NC and have decided that this is the location for life after retirement. As..."
Butterfly Gardening: Delight the Eyes With Living Sculptures
Surprise and thrill with a garden that attracts magical winged creatures, bringing color, movement and life
"Park in NC - a very remote area where the road was lined with hundreds and hundreds... mountain in NC, and we have encouraged various natives. We have a lot of wild Dutchman's... mountain mint as well as many others. Though some species can be a bit messy, we've... mountain mint, some not so much... :) ). And to the guy that commented on Tallamy... Cary, NC and I've had a ton of butterflies this year! I had been commenting to my..."
Homes Away From Home: 10 Charming U.S. Bed-and-Breakfasts
Looking for a more personal stay on your getaway? These homey bed-and-breakfasts roll out the welcome mat in style
"Harmony Hill just outside of Sparta NC - Wonderful southern hospitality from hosts... Waynesville, NC http://www.theswag.com/ Camellia Inn in Healdsburg, CA -- wonderful San... Ashevill NC .. the inkeepers are the best !! http://www.crookedoakmountaininn.com/... Airy, NC. Unbelievable breakfast and lovely old hone. Do a winery tour of the region... Texas hill country style of architecture. You can see pictures here http://milos..."