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How to Garden Alongside Local Critters

There’s a reliable rhythm to growing things here in Texas: the wildflowers bloom before the tomatoes, the peppers before the figs. And just as predictable as a bluebonnet sighting in April or a completely crisp garden bed in July, something happens in between: perfect little fawns begin to find their footing in backyards across the state. It can be thrilling to behold, unless you’re a Texas gardener. This year, half a dozen deer took up residence at our backyard salad bar, the adults grazing on our sunflower and melon seedlings while their offspring snoozed and pranced nearby. Our vegetable plants

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Community garden grows friendships

BISMARCK, N.D. (KXNET) — Fruits and veggies are in full bloom and local community members are working hard to ensure a good harvest this fall, especially at our local community gardens which help feed the many neighborhoods in our state.

The Community Gardens in Bismarck are almost ready for harvest.

Community members spend their days watering plants and pulling weeds in preparation for plucking the produce when fall arrives.

Some growers expect it will be about a week before their fruits and veggies are ready.

“We’ll have beans in probably about 10 days, and zucchini we’ll probably have

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