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Pesky Caterpillars Become Butterflies – Brevard NC

Summer, as we all know, is full of bugs. There are the usual June bugs bungling into the house in the evening, the occasional mosquito or cricket, the chorus of katydids at night that we get in August, and, of course, caterpillars. We don’t tend...

 

Now Is Time To Begin Planting Fall Crops

I know that the folks who put in vegetable gardens this spring are now having, with luck and our good growing weather this summer, trouble staying ahead of the squash, beans, tomatoes and other goodies, so it’s hard to think about planting...

 

It's Time To Watch Butterflies Flutter By

Along about August, when the Joe Pye weed and goldenrod start to bloom in fields and along roadsides, we begin to really notice the myriad of butterflies and moths fluttering from flower to flower. But to lure them to our yards and gardens, so we...

 

Transylvania Home-Grown

Until the fairly recent advent of supermarkets, nearly everyone cultivated at least a small vegetable patch somewhere out behind the house. It was the only way to have fresh produce unless you traded or bartered for it. Now we’re seeing a renewed...

 

Gardening For Food Security

A few years ago, who would have thought that we would be talking about food security? Sadly, even those who don’t worry about where their next meal will come from have noticed the incredible increases in the cost of food lately, especially meat...

 

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