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Dubbed as Nature’s Playground, Burke County, North Carolina offers a variety of activities such as hiking, kayaking, hang gliding, and wine tours. South Mountains State Park provides a backcountry experience for all levels of outdoor enthusiasts. There are also a number of waterfalls and lakes to explore in the area.
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Pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds are fun to watch and play a crucial role in the health of ecosystems. Gardeners can help create habitats for pollinators by growing plants native to North Carolina, including asters, bee balm, milkweeds, and blue lobelia.
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Deer in North Carolina like to eat plants in gardens and can damage landscape. The North Carolina Cooperative Extension recommends three primary strategies to keeping deer at bay. These include physical barriers, repellents and making appropriate plant choices.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 49 Issue 3, Mar 2017, p10-12, il Periodical Website
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“The True Grit of Granny Roten” and “Grandpa’s Lessons” illustrated the place grandparents can have in their grandchildren’s lives. In Ray’s case, Granny Roten served as a role model for the sort of grandparent and great grandparent she wants to be. As for Robert Owen, memories of how he made farm life a valuable experience stood the test of time for his granddaughter.
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For the author, his perception of eggplants as “weird” hasn’t changed—just the way he defined this descriptor. How weird transformed from bad to good: recognizing that their appearance varies, in terms of size and color, from type to type; their gardening quirks, both challenging and rewarding, are worth dealing with.
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Advice from Dianna Troyner for individuals hopeful for green thumb status included how to design a garden. Taken into account is realism, represented in tips such as grow only what is necessary. As for idealism, an example of advice was to account for fanciful form as well as farm function.
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