Smell Like Dirt

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

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Rain Barrels On Sale in Charlotte on Nov 17th

On Saturday, November 17th from 10am to noon, Mecklenburg County Soil and Water Conservation District will be holding an emergency rain barrel sale. No orders will be taken so its “first come, first served” at the Hal Marshall Building at 700 North Tryon in uptown Charlotte. 60 gallon rain barrels (like the one in the rain barrel video) will be $85 and 80 gallon barrels are $100. Cash or check is due at the time of pickup. Don’t be caught without a barrel next time it rains!!!

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Welcome to Smell Like Dirt

This blog will be dedicated to giving you fun and innovative ideas to explore the natural world around you. Videos posted weekly will show you how to attract wildlife to your yard, garden with native plants, build a compost pile and other projects meant to have you smelling like dirt! We all need to spend more time outside to reconnect with nature and instill the sense of wonder and awe we all had as children.

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C’mon, its fun! I smell like dirt….do you?