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May 23, 2013

Dragon Brings Landscape to Life

Will Hooker's landscape design studio turned an Asian garden into a dragon's playground. See the remarkable bamboo sculpture. 

Mar 26, 2012

Spring Showstoppers

Nothing says spring like vibrant redbuds and snowy dogwood. Our friends at the Natural Learning Initiative share fun facts about these beloved plants and the NC State scientists working to make them even better. 

May 25, 2011

Bamboo Bistro

A whimsical feature in front of Kilgore Hall is attracting a lunch crowd. Ever seen a bamboo roller coaster? 

Feb 11, 2011

Flower Power

If your Valentine's Day roses have already wilted, take heart. NC State researchers are working on this thorny challenge. 

Dec 14, 2010

Blankenship Named Horticulture Society Fellow

Dr. Sylvia Blankenship has been elected a fellow of the International Society of Horticultural Science, joining an elite group of 10 honorees. 

Oct 12, 2010

Rain Gardening Book Yields Gold

Two horticultural science professors, Helen Kraus and Anne Spafford, have won a gold medal from the Garden Writers Association for their book, Rain Gardening in the South: Ecologically Designed Gardens for Drought, Deluge and Everything in Between

Sep 17, 2010

Garden Expert Back on Air

Gardeners can look forward to spending a half-hour indoors this fall. “In the Garden with Bryce Lane,”  hosted by an NC State expert, has returned to WUNC-TV for its eighth season. 

Jul 29, 2010

Bilderback to Direct Arboretum

Dr. Ted Bilderback, a horticultural science professor, has been named director of the J.C. Raulston Arboretum. 

Jun 16, 2010

Peachy Keen Genome

While you might expect to find apples and plums on a branch of the peach’s family tree, genome mapping coordinated at NC State found that it’s also related to roses, strawberries and raspberries – even poplar and chestnut trees.