A Quilt Garden located near the Heritage Garden at the NC Arboretum in Asheville is an living interpretation of traditional quilt block patterns. The plants represent he close ties between the heritage crafts, gardening, contemporary art and the craft of quilting in the Southern Appalachian region. The garden consists of 24 in-ground be divided by a gravel and slate paths or walkways with garden quilt designs changing seasonally. Visitors can explore the gardens up close using the path walkways between the individual gardens that form the quilt pattern. And the observation area provides the opportunity to get an overview of the spectacular garden.