Nestled in the Southern Appalachian Mountains just south of Asheville, The North Carolina Arboretum offers acres of cultivated gardens and groomed trails featuring some of the most beautiful, botanically-diverse plants in the region.

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Staff Secrets for the Fall Garden

In the fall, I catch myself rushing. Rushing headlong with my swirling thoughts to clean up the garden; rushing to spruce up the tired summer garden and turn it into a presentable decorated fall tableau; …

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