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lAVERNE THOMAS (left) and Eleanor Hojf (venter), co-chairs
of Quilt Show '94, display for Julia Bailey a quilt to he given away
during the event. Bailey is president of the Brunswick County
Pro, Amateur Quilters Invited
To Enter Local Show In April
The Brunswick County Extension 1-5 p.m. Admission fee will lie SI,
Homemakers are inviting profes- and door prizes will be given away,
sional and amateur quilters to sub- A quilt in shades of blue and rose
mit items for judging or display at will be awarded Sunday afternoon to
Quilt Show '94. the holder of the winning ticket.
The show, sponsored by the Extension Homemakers have tickets
homemakers, will take place Satur- for sale.
day and Sunday. April 9-10, at Shal- For details and entry forms, call
lotte Middle School. Saturday hours Mary L. Russ, home economics ex
are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday, tension agent, at 253-4425.
Annual Garden Symposium Set
March 26 At Brookgreen Gardens
"Planting History: Creating the others.
Look ot the Historic Garden' is the Brookgreen Gardens is at Mur
theme for Brookgreen Gardens* an- rells Inlet, S.(
nual garden symposium Saturday,
March 2ft, from X:30 a.m. to 4 p.m
e u a i a i iii An organizational meeting for
Scheduled speakers include l-aura r~. . ?
? ,. .! . .... . Grissettown Democratic Precinct
C. Martin, author ot Southern Gar- ... , , /ru . v .
. . ~ .. . . r will be held today (Ihursday) at 7
dens, A Gracious History and Irav- . .. .
i > r- ? i - m ? i... p.m. at the Jones/Byrd Pavilion at
eler s Guide; Mary Palmer Dargan, !, ... , ... ... ? .
. . . .. '. . ... f . Sea 1 rail Plantation. Sunset Beach,
landscape architect: and Michael r. , ..
? J. .. .. ... I he main purpose of the meeting
Rovcroft. owner of a national dis- , . ... ' . . ,
I * . i, is to e'ect officers and to prepare for
p ay gar en. the county convention that will be
The day-long symposium in- held in April.
eludes continental breakfast, infor- The meeting was rescheduled
mat ion packets, luncheon and gar- from March 3 because a quorum
den tours. was not present to conduct business.
To register, call 1-800-849-1931. For more information contact
Fee is S45 for members and $55 for Moses Stanley at 287-3554.
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Landscaping For Beginners
It is a warm spring day. You arc
outside surveying your landscape
and wondering what can be done to
beautify your yard. Something about
your landscape doesn't look just
right but you cannot identify the
problem. Sound familiar?
The creation of a beautiful land
scape requires imagination, plan
ning, and follow-through. Planning
and follow-through are critical. The
primary goal of landscape design is
to create functional areas that com
plement your home and are beautiful
The toughest aspect of designing
a good landscape involves the plan
ning. A well-planned landscape is
beautiful and, in most cases, less ex
pensive to install and maintain than
an unplanned landscape. In addition,
good planning will provide maxi
mum benefit and enjoyment to all
the residents of the home.
If you arc planning a landscape,
the first step is to inventory the envi
ronment. Soil types, existing plant
material, orientation of your house
in relation to the lot, lot size, topog
raphy, and other factors that would
influence space utilization or plant
growth should be considered. This
process is often referred to as the
site analysis and is critical to the
success of a good landscape job.
The second step involves balanc
ing your needs versus your desires.
Sit down and determine how you
use your yard. Do you have chil
dren? Have a dog? Many people tell
me that they like flower gardening
hut only spend 30 minutes a week in
the yard. A flower garden will not
flourish with only 30 minutes of
care a week unless you have a pro
fessional gardener or a very small
bed of flowers. Assess your family
needs first and then consider the
time you have to spend working on
The third step is the actual design
of your landscape. Most landscape
designers do this in the form of a
scaled drawing, although an orga
nized set of notes would accomplish
the same objective In order to de
sign your landscape, divide the yard
into three major use areas: the public
area, private area and utility area.
The public area is that portion of
your yard that a visitor or passerby
I"he main goal of designing the
public area is to blend the architec
ture of your home into the surround
ing environment in an aesthetically
pleasing manner. Hie focal point of
the public area landscape should be
the front entrance to your house
(note that flowers, statuary, bird
baths, and the like may distract the
eye from the main focal point?the
The private area is usually in the
back of the house. Consider dividing
the private area into sub-use areas: a
patio for entertainment, an ornamen
tal flower garden, and/or a chil
drens* play area. A well-landscaped
private area invites you in through
its design features. Plan the private
area to fit your lifestyle, your hob
bies and your family.
The utility area is used to hide the
necessities of modern living. Gar
bage cans, clothes line, vegetable
garden, utility shed, air conditioner
and miscellaneous junk should be
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? Herb Plants (many a'o rotvJy row)
'Over 350 Varieties
, ^ '7 ^ * Goodman Rd oft Hwy 17
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located in the utility area. Try to par
tition the utility area away from the
Once you have your area planned,
you are ready to begin fitting plants
to your design. This requires some
knowledge of plants and a thorough
understanding of design principles
(e.g.. the use of form, texture and
color as they relate to your house and
plants). Beautiful landscapes do not
just happen: they must he planned.
An excellent pamphlet on land
scaping is published by the N.C. Ex
tension Service. Request circular
Ag-24X, "Residential Landscaping"
by M.A. Powell Jr. from your local
North Carolina Cooperative Ex
tension Office or send me a SASE.
Send your gardening questions
and comments to the Plant Doctor,
P.O. Box 109, Bolivia NC 2X422.
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