Spring has arrived in NC, with sunshine, afternoon rain showers and all of the animals and insects that are drawn out by the warmer weather. Now is the perfect time to start planning out your landscaping, both for your home and business. A beautiful yard can increase curb appeal and create a more welcoming environment for all who pass by. Here are 5 tips to help you with your spring beautification efforts.

Buncombe County is a special place. Asheville area residents are fortunate to live in a place where mile-high mountains are part of the city's downtown skyline. With such a powerful, natural backdrop, the great outdoors is an integral part of our community. In addition to coveted jobs and careers in Buncombe County, the opportunity to enjoy nature is one of the main factors that draws new residents to western North Carolina. Outdoor activities in our area include:

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