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Apr 10

8th Annual Wildflower Celebration with the Friends of Awbrey Park

Posted to Parks Pulse on April 10, 2019 at 4:53 PM by Elissa Gavette

Celebrate wildflowers and 10 years of volunteer stewardship with the Friends of Awbrey Park! 

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Apr 17

Hitting the Jackpot with Hall's Aster

Posted to Parks Pulse on April 17, 2019 at 12:52 PM by Elissa Gavette

The hard work and patience of the Native Plant Nursery staff and volunteers has paid off, literally. A key plant for restoration sites, Hall's Aster plays an important role in providing late season nectar and pollen to bees. But propagating this precious plant doesn’t come easy, which is why it’s worth $1,000 a pound. This season, the Native Plant Nursery yielded 10 pounds, valued at $10,000!

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