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The Inn at Ragged Garden, a 20th century bed-and-breakfast, has one of the longest garden displays in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. From spring into late fall, a full acre of land is devoted to gardens that include oriental lilies, dahlias, petunias, and more.
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Carolina Gardener (NoCar SB 453.2 N8 C37), Vol. 29 Issue 1, February 2017, p56-61, il, por Periodical Website
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34800
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Broccoli is a fairly adaptive vegetable to grow and well-suited for the Carolinas. This article discusses where, when, and how to grow broccoli in your home garden, as well as the best varieties to grow in North Carolina.
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34801
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Cauliflower is a more difficult vegetable to grow but is well-suited for some areas in the Carolinas. This article discusses where, when, and how to grow cauliflower in your home garden, as well as the best places to buy seeds in North Carolina.
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36191
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Reuse, recycle, and renew are buzz words generated by the ongoing environmental crisis. Ways wine bottles can be used after the party ends are ecologically conscious, creative, and practical. Uses included plant labels, row covers securers, and floral wreath additions.
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36193
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The cover alluded to is mulch, produced naturally to promote wild plant growth. Materials recommended for creating mulch are wood bark/chips, leaves, and straw or hay. Additional incentive to use mulch in gardens were the downside of not having mulch as a natural protectant for plants.
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36192
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With the long established health hazards of smoking, it may seem ironic that tobacco would be included with Teosinte, Chiltepin Pepper, and a variety of Petunia as good garden additions. The beauty of its flowers and natural insecticide may make it easier to understand why tobacco is not too far out to consider.
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36190
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Made in the shade is a type of garden that can thrive without sunlight. Plants recommended by the author to cultivate in shade filled areas were Lungwort, Solomon’s Seal, Hosta, and Maidenhead Fern.
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36194
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DE Powder is the shortened version of diatomaceous earth, a recommended type of fertilizer. It, as fossilized remains, prove that usefulness can long outlive lifespan.
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