CCG Volunteer Spotlight: Simone

…our compost leaders and even continued to volunteer when she was back during breaks from college! When the stay-at-home order began in the spring and Simone had to return home,…

NCBGF Committees

…management plans and legal documents and requirements are in order; pursuing accreditation through the Land Trust Alliance; and maintaining an insurance policy on conservation lands through the Land Trust Alliance….

2021 Wildflower of the Year

…typically grows 4-6 feet tall and wide, but in favorable conditions it can grow up to 9 feet tall. In order to keep a more compact form, it can be…

Luther Stanford Beard

…Carolina to Sailor Oswald Beard (1888-1966) and Lillie Frances McCrackan (1890-1970). Two of Stanford’s older brothers served in the United States military and died in World War II: Sailor Oswald…

Orchids: Masters of Deception

…F. Whigham, and John P. O’Neill. 2012. Limitations on orchid recruitment: not a simple picture. Molecular Ecology 21: 1511-1523. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05468.x https://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/pubs/journals/pnw_2012_mccormick001.pdf Top photo: Aplectrum hyemale by Alan M. Cressler…

HT History

…other sources of income will still be necessary in order to continue offering horticultural therapy to those unable to pay for the service. NCBG has proven to be a natural…

Carol Enarson, CCCG, Master Gardener

…Gardener course at the Orange County Extension Office in Hillsborough in order to expand her knowledge relating to horticulture. Enarson explained that by becoming an Orange County Extension Master Gardener…

Gertrude I. Grimsley Scott

…America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. 1929 Pine Needles, yearbook of the North…

Wade Thomas Batson, Jr.

…endowments have been made in his honor at the University of South Carolina: 2000, The Wade T. Batson Professorship Endowment; 2000, W.T.B. Fellowship in Botany Endowment; and the W.T.B. Endowment…