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Gardeners are usually more interested in keeping rabbits out of a garden than finding ways to incorporate them into a gardening plan. But the manure pet rabbits produce is one of the best fertilizers for growing plants – high in nitrogen and phosphorus, and safe to put directly on the garden without composting it ahead, […]

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Two charitable groups in Charlotte that harness the power of volunteer labor and borrowed land in order to feed the needy are making the leap from gardening to farming. Read more at PlanCharlotte.org, the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute’s newest website. -Amber Veverka  

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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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The UNC Charlotte Botanical GardensĀ  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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