Allen Hierome Curtiss

…Curtiss, Allen’s father, moved the family to Virginia ca. 1861. On December 29, 1865 he purchased 344 acres of land near Liberty, which later became known as Bedford. Gaston Curtiss…

Luther Stanford Beard

…Beard (1914- 1944 ; died in France) and Houston Wendell Beard (1917- 1943; died in Italy). Other siblings included Bradwell McCrackan Beard (1915-1990), Edith Pamela Beard (1917- 1960), Edna Ruth…

Therapeutic Horticulture

…to announce that the hybrid Certificate in Therapeutic Horticulture program will resume operation in September of 2022 after being on hold during the pandemic. We have also developed an online

Up Now: Sculpture in the Garden

…$5), and all ages are welcome. Most sculptures are available for purchase, and a portion of proceeds benefits the North Carolina Botanical Garden. As Sculpture in the Garden is entirely…

Saving Cochrane Property

…they ever decided to sell. After Mrs. Cochrane’s death in 2015, we pursued land purchase in earnest. The 13-acre parcel was purchased from the Shirley G. Cochrane Trust and directly…

Chapel Hill Garden Tour

…a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, April 24: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Featured Gardens North Carolina Botanical Garden Ronald McDonald House Garden DuBose House Garden Baddour Garden Protzman-Brown Garden McNeel Garden (special accessing instructions)…

William Battle Cobb

…1915 [Collier] Cobb had used a portion of Mary Know Gatlin Cobb’s dowry to purchase land and build houses on Cobb Terrace [35.917169 latitude, -79.054471 longitude in downtown Chapel Hill]…”5…

Willard Webster Eggleston

…used the $50 dollars from the prize to purchase a down sleeping bag, which made my own fieldwork as a biologist much more pleasant. I can see now that WW…

APPLES interns grow in garden

…brings students to nonprofit & governmental agencies and enrolls them in an online service-course that counts toward graduation. “It was a very valuable experience,” said Becca Beechold, a senior environmental…