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Library with a Legacy

Library with a Legacy

The Moss Boss

The Moss Boss

Asheville native “Mossin’ Annie” Martin has been enchanted and inspired by the look, feel, and unique botanical characteristics of moss since she was a little girl.

Majestic Yet Minimal

Majestic Yet Minimal

Matt and Tim Nichols are co-owners of a Japanese maple-tree business, Mr. Maple, located in East Flat Rock in Henderson County, and every day the two are elbow-deep in caring for these graceful, vibrant specimens.

Decades of Daylilies

Decades of Daylilies

Cheryl Alderman of Fairview knows daylilies so well she has one named after her.

Land of Plenty

Land of Plenty

Sheila Dunn gives a tour of her edible, perennial garden.

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Verdant History

Verdant History

“Jack is a history guy,” says Millie McCandless with a smile. Her husband’s vintage-loving disposition is on full display as he shows off the newly restored garden at Hilgay, the couple’s historic home in Flat Rock.

A Spare Beauty

A Spare Beauty

Nothing says “minimalist” quite like a handful of naked stalks set in a wooden bowl. But Ikebana, a 500-year-old style of Japanese plant and flower arranging, never results from any careless gesture.

An English Country Garden

An English Country Garden

Back then, the main entrance to the Coleman home was very different. A barren blanket of asphalt led up to the entrance of the historic 1921 Tudor-style residence—functional, but hardly inspiring. The Colemans changed all that.

Pergola Paradise

Pergola Paradise

“It’s all about the people,” says Linda Constable. “My husband and I are gatherers—we love to gather friends together.” And what better place to do that than around the generously sized tables sheltered beneath a pergola at their North Buncombe home?

A Whimsical Wonderland

A Whimsical Wonderland

When it comes to garden art, Susan Turner has learned not to second-guess herself. There is no contemplation, no consultation, no weighing of consequences. When she sees the right piece, she knows it. She has always lived by her heart in these matters. And so far, she hasn’t regretted a single decision.