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Archive for April, 2012

A manicured subdivision trimmed in crape myrtles and pansies lies just yards away from this field a scrap of land where elk and bison once grazed and where a few rare flowers from those times still bloom. Read about these ghost prairies of the Carolinas Piedmont — and find out where you can visit them […]

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Mulberries are ripening across the Carolinas Piedmont and on ragged edges of Charlotte city parking lots or urban parks, birds and berry-loving people alike can find a free harvest. Mulberries come in two basic forms – red mulberries, whose berries are purple when ripe, and white mulberries, whose berries are a translucent white. But the […]

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Vegetable crops, fruit trees and gardening classes are all part of the plan at the new Renfrow Farm in downtown Matthews. Renfrow Hardware owner David Blackley details the project and why he’s so passionate about it. Read the full story at PlanCharlotte. – Amber Veverka  

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