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More green than shamrocks in Raleigh in March


While thousands were wearing the green at yesterday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, others are starting their greens in the garden. Notable news, NCSU scientists have perfect a new mildew resistant strain of the spring beauty, the dogwood tree. According to N&O … Continue reading

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Arbor Fest at  JC Raulston Arboretum What a gorgeous day for a festival. NCSU’s professor hit home runs with the presentations that I heard on Organic Insect Management and Rain Gardening. David Orr explained that typical suburban development lessens diversity … Continue reading

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