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About All Things Saluda, NC







Let it Go!

As falling multi-colored leaves tumble to the ground and blanket the forest floor, it's a reminder of how Mother Nature teaches us how to "let go" of another season to prepare for the next. As the leaves are decomposed by micro-organisms in the soil, the carbon cycle begins. Molecules that were once part of a leaf hanging on a tree in a nearby forest were released to the air by bacteria last winter during decomposition, came in contact with a leaf in your garden and were built into the pumpkin you will have in the pie at Thanksgiving.

 

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