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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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By Amber Veverka Attracting more butterflies to your yard starts with choosing better plants – and by providing food and habitat for all stages of a butterfly’s life. That’s the message local experts have for Carolinas gardeners who want to get a jump on next year’s butterfly garden now as fall begins, creating a haven […]

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Charlotte-area locavores have a new online resource to help them find homegrown food – and learn a little about the farmers who produce it. A local branding firm has launched GrowCharlotte.com, a new website that ultimately will let users track locally raised fruits, vegetables and meats from their farm source to the market, store or […]

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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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