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Going wild in Australia

One of the most appealing aspects of going caravanning is being out in nature and stopping to take in the natural surroundings and wildlife wherever we go. 622 more words

Australia

Please Volunteer for April 14 Piedmont Patch Planting Day!

Plans are well underway for the big Piedmont Patch Planting Day on Saturday, April 14 (rain date April 21) from 9:00 a.m. to noon. We will be planting native grasses and wildflowers on the 300-foot-long earthen dam beside the pond at the Episcopal Church of the Advocate in Chapel Hill. 427 more words

Piedmont Gardening

A Hero's Tale: Tufted Titmouse vs. Window

We all know what an extraordinary February it’s been. The April-like temperatures have caused countless trees, shrubs, and perennials to begin blooming at least a month ahead of their normal schedules. 483 more words

Piedmont Gardening

An excellent day for learning about pollinators

Truthfully, the weather was absolutely dismal today in central North Carolina. The chilly drizzle probably felt worse than it was because yesterday it was 80 degrees here. 323 more words

Piedmont Gardening

Dreaming big and acting locally

The cold, icy winter has been remarkably busy for this Piedmont gardener. In past years, I’ve used such winters to catch up on my reading, plan the new growing season’s vegetable garden, and perhaps do a bit of garden clean-up during “warm” spells. 982 more words

Piedmont Gardening

Snow Days

Perhaps you’ve heard by now that central North Carolina got quite a bit of snow the other day? Maybe not, because the Weather Channel puts its on-the-spot reporter in Raleigh, which received much less snow and vastly more attention from NCDOT. 681 more words

Piedmont Gardening

Herbert the Platypus

There once was a platypus named Herbert who lived in a river deep in the bush. Like most platypuses, Herbert was happy living underground or exploring the riverbed believing. 1,552 more words

Philosophy