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Maureen Gavin

Great! Going through your articles now . Already Calico aster is a must have!!

   
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Julie Mikalson

Nice article. Has this list been screened for Invasive behavior in the Pacific NW? (So many urban rain-forest gardens are planting horrid invasives...like euphorbia. INFO is needed before planting.

   
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Benjamin Vogt / Monarch Gardens

Julie -- If you plant natives (to you) in the right site conditions you won't have to worry. That's the gist of this article and every one I write. Agreed -- research plants thoroughly before planting.

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