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By Amber Veverka Worms are the unsung heroes of the garden world. In as little as an hour, you can get them working for you with a cheap, homemade worm bin. They’ll eat your fruit and vegetable scraps and coffee grounds, turning it all into rich fertilizer. And the nice thing about worms is they’ll tolerate a […]

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Rats!

Backyard & Beyond: Exploring your own patch of green in the Carolinas Q. A Charlotte kindergarten teacher was getting ready for her students’ first day last year when she spied something sneaking through the school garden. “I saw a rat running into the compost. I screamed!” writes the teacher. She hasn’t seen any rats since, but we […]

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