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Landscaping Basics – Resource Page

There are a lot of things to think about in a landscape! Here are some resources that may help you with questions you have about maintaining ornamental plants at home:

General Resources

Right Plant, Right Place


  • NC State Turf Files – a great resource page for information about your lawn. Check out lawn maintenance calendars, information about weeds and other pests, and more.
  • Carolina Lawns – a great publication covering the basics of establishing and managing your home lawn.
  • Lawn and Garden Publications from N.C. Cooperative Extension

Flowers, Trees, and Shrubs

Fruits and Vegetables

Container Gardening

Recycle and Water Efficiently

Fertilize Appropriately

Manage Yard Pests

Attract Wildlife