Cape Fear Crop Mob lends a hand
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 04/13/2014 - 5:15pm.

The volunteer group usually lends a hand to local farmers, but today they dug into one woman's backyard tomato garden. Sarah Daughtridge is famous for her heirloom tomatoes and peppers. But after facing a string of health setbacks, she says she was overwhelmed and unable to keep up her plants this year.

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Area's largest, oldest garden event this weekend at Poplar Grove Plantation
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 03/30/2014 - 10:06pm.

videoPoplar Grove Plantation hosted the areas largest and longest running garden event this weekend. Folks came out to see the historic sites with their wagons in hand. Vendors and exhibits lined the walkway offering fresh displays and demonstrations.

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Roses attract growers from the Cape Fear
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 05/04/2013 - 6:59pm.

videoBeautiful azaleas are known to grow wild and plentiful in Southeastern North Carolina. But this weekend, members of the Wilmington Cape Fear Rose Society showed off a different bloom. The Annual Rose Tour featured eleven gardens full of various roses. Gardeners say the challenge of growing roses in this area is what makes it so fun. They say these gardens are proof it can be done.

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Trading, rather than buying, is a new trend
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 07/05/2012 - 7:10am.

videoNew trend pulls community members together to swap goods.

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Bringing life to your garden with some cold weather plants
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/06/2009 - 3:25pm.

videoThere is a chill in the air. As our mornings get colder, it is survival of the fittest in the plant world. But there are some cold weather plants that can brighten up your garden.

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Arboretum hosts orchid seminar
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 03/08/2009 - 9:53am.

Four speakers shared information about the most common orchids available in local stores and garden centers on Saturday at the NHC Arboretum.

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