Smell Like Dirt

In Spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” Margaret Atwood

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Composting Class at Latta Plantation

Jean Woods, North Carolina Native Plant Society, will be teaching the last composting class until the spring at Latta Plantation Nature Center this Saturday, 12/1, from 9am-1pm.  The class, made possible by Mecklenburg County Solid Waste Authority, is $10 and will cover planting with native plants, soil stewardship and how to build a compost pile. You will receive a wire bin to take home for your own compost pile and a book with lots of information on composting and a great list of plants native to this area.  You have to register, so call 704 875 1391 and sign up!

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Tree Seedling Orders Deadline Oct 31

Mecklenburg County Soil and Water Conservation District will be accepting orders for tree seedlings through October 31st. Native trees and bushes will be available for pick up in January. Place your orders now to ensure you get what you want and avoid standing in line. This is a hugely successful annual event so place your orders now. Follow the link on this post to place your orders.