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holidays! They will plant a sapling in honor of your recipient. Last
year more than 1200 trees were planted. Your contribution provides
shade, beauty, and fresh air for generations to come. You don't get
your hands dirty AND it's tax-deductible!
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Saturday at 8:00 a.m. We'll discuss the latest observations of the
natural world made by Theresa Schrum as she drives
Cool Plant of the Week: - by Theresa Schrum
Iceplant (Delosperma cooperi)
Evergreen succulent ground cover native to South Africa. A common
landscape plant used in hot, dry and sunny locations on the West Coast,
it's only in recent years become available here. Only 2-4 inches high,
this easy-to-grow plant blooms with purple daisy-like flowers from
spring until frost. Learn
Foundation Plantings for Shade.
- by Theresa Schrum
Although not carved in stone, many people (myself included) still
prefer to use evergreen plants for foundation plantings. There are
plenty of plants to choose from in a wide variety of sizes, colors,
textures and blooms. But what if your foundation is in moderate to
Calendar: Divide your hanging basket of Boston fern into
thirds and plant into three new baskets. Hang in a sunny window; by
spring they'll be big enough to put outside.
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