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for Carolina Gardener Vol. 29 Issue 9, Nov/Dec 2017
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Despite citrus plants not naturally occurring in the Carolinas, it is possible to grow them. Lemons, limes, and oranges can all be grown, but must have extra attention to ensure they don’t fail. Follow the tips and tricks in this article to ensure your citrus plants are healthy.
Plants can generate self-defense or create symbiotic relationships with other plants. Means of self-defense include poisons, thorns, thick skins, spines, or irritating hair. Symbiotic defense mechanisms often involve the exchange of vital nutrients or enhancing the ability for other plants to gather additional moisture or nutrients.
Making gardens safe for humans and tagalong furry friends entailed accounting for several potential threats. Examples were pests, toxic plants and chemicals, repellants, and feral animals.