Landscaping and Plants

Depending on how they are pursued, landscaping and gardening practices can either contribute or present risks to Carrboro's green infrastructure. The Town's Public Works Department is responsible for landscaping for Town managed lands, including parks, street right-of-ways, and facilities. The links provided below are potentially helpful resources in considering landscaping and planting. Soil quality is extremely important, as aptly stated by Jared R. McKinley: "The operative activity for gardeners should not be "feeding plants," but rather encouraging a healthy soil ecosystem in which plants will naturally thrive."