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Horticultural Symposium brings experts March 5

022513HorticulturalSymposiumThe 29th annual Davidson Horticultural Symposium is scheduled Tuesday, March 5, at Davidson College, this year on the theme “Beyond the Garden Gate: Exploring Creative Spaces.”

What do you find when you open the garden gate? What’s being done to expand and enrich the garden, to make it a sanctuary from the everyday world? Join fellow gardeners to explore creative solutions and inspired garden designs. Renowned horticulturalists and garden gurus will be speaking on topics ranging from the private spaces of leading designers, creating contemplative gardens, vertical gardens, and terrariums. Read the full story

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Band your trees this year? If not look for those worms

tree bands for canker worms

Residents on South Street in Davidson have banded some of the trees to prevent canker worms (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)

It's all about these little green worms. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net file photo)

It’s all about these little green worms. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net file photo)

It’s a bit early to bring it up this year, but those small green worms always prompt questions as they begin dangling from trees during the march toward spring.

They’re called canker worms, and they can wreak havoc on the foliage. Many of our neighbors prepared this year by banding their trees. Did you? Read the full story

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Elements 4 Life marries landscaping, yard design & gifts

Brandon and Amy Morris with daughter Taylor

Brandon and Amy Morris of Cornelius, with daughter Taylor, have started The Elements 4 Life on NC 73 in Davidson (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)

DAVIDSON – There are home decor shops and there are landscaping businesses. And then there are businesses like the one Brandon and Amy Morris of Cornelius opened last fall, called The Elements 4 Life Home & Outdoor Living. The new retail store on Davidson-Concord Road, across from the Bradford Store, offers both outdoor design items and gifts, and is a showroom for the couple’s 8-year-old business MINT Landscaping, for Morris Irrigation Nature & Turf. Read the full story

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