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Wilmington Garden Show in full bloom

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videoEven with the looming winter weather this weekend, the Wilmington Garden Show was still in full bloom at Cape Fear Community College's Schwartz Center. Lots of gardeners showed up to learn new tips and to scope out some unique landscape ideas. Some people said it felt like the first sign of spring. Full story...
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TreeFest kicks off Friday in Wilmington

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video TreeFest sponsors invite you to pick up a combination of trees and grass seedlings from Independence Mall to spruce up your yard. Full story...
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Ability Garden fundraiser offers holiday plants for sale

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video Looking for a flowery gift for the holidays? Head over to the Ability Garden at the New Hanover County Arboretum for its Holiday Greenhouse Sale. Full story...
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Wet weather leads to myriad mushrooms

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video You may have noticed there is a fungus among us, and it could be taking over your yard. Weather conditions in recent weeks have contributed to this mushroom mania in the Cape Fear Region. Full story...
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One of world's worst weeds found in Pender County

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video If you are a gardener there are probably lots of weeds that top your list as being among the world’s worst. Plants like crabgrass and chamber bitter come to mind. One of the world’s worst is cogongrass, which was recently found in North Carolina for the first time near Burgaw. Full story...
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Arboretum's Ability Garden offers floral Mother's Day gifts

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Looking for a flowery gift for mom this Mother's Day? Head over to the Ability Garden at the New Hanover County Arboretum. Full story...
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CFCC students raise money through annual plant sale

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Tomorrow you have the chance to spruce up your garden while supporting local students. Cape Fear Community College hosts its annual plant sale at the North Campus. Full story...
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With cold night ahead, flowers should be OK, summer plants in danger

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With frost in the forecast tonight and the Azalea Garden Tour around the corner, many gardeners may be worried. So we turned to an expert to find out what you can do and which plants need some extra love. Full story...
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"And the Winner is..." BEST GARDEN STORE

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video Spring is in the air, and it officially begins this week. That means it's time to start thinking about your lawn and garden. So in this week's edition of "And the Winner is..." we're looking for the perfect place for plants. What business is blossoming with the best blooms? Who has the most fantastic flowers and foliage? Where do you go to make sure the grass in greener in your yard? What is the BEST GARDEN STORE in the Cape Fear?
Here's how the votes are blossoming (as of 2:30 p.m. Thursday):
Pender Pines, Hampstead: 88%
Country Nursery, Whiteville: 6%
Plant Place, Wilmington: 3%
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Gardeners get a taste of spring

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Spring is almost here, and many folks around the Cape Fear are ready to get in the garden. Full story...
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South Brunswick students use green thumbs to make green at plant sale

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April showers bring May flowers, and students at South Brunswick High School are hoping to make a profit off what they've grown. Full story...
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"And the Winner is..." BEST GARDEN CENTER

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video From palms and pear trees to roses and rhododendrons, spring is officially in the air this weekend, leading us to our focus of our next "And the Winner is..." contest. We want to know where is the BEST GARDEN CENTER in the Cape Fear? The ground is awaiting some perfect plants. What seller of fabulous flora do you dig the most? GEORGE ELLIOTT WILL ANNOUNCE WHO WON LATER TODAY ON WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 AT 6! Full story...

Despite snow, spring arrives at Wilmington Garden Show

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The Wilmington Garden Show will be in full bloom Saturday and Sunday. Full story...
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