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Archive for February, 2012

The UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens  is hosting a free winter garden walk at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. The tour will begin at the school’s greenhouse where Larry Mellichamp, gardens director, will give a short talk on winter plants. Afterward, visitors will walk through the Susie Harwood Garden with garden staff members […]

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Saving the wetland, but not the wet

What happens when a preserved wetland is surrounded by development? Southern Mecklenburg County is home to what may be a perfect case study. Read more at the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute site, here.

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By Amber Veverka It’s time to start garden seeds indoors, and the good news is, you don’t have to shell out a fortune to do it. And that matters, because for a growing number of Americans, gardening is no longer a mere hobby – it’s a way of cutting grocery bills. Organizers of Charlotte-area community gardens report […]

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