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Growing in Sand

The South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center has designed a seminar for Island, Flour Bluff, Rockport and other near-Gulf homeowners.  ‘Overcoming Challenges of Growing in Sand’ is scheduled for 10 am to noon, Saturday, February 27, in the Visitors Center, 8545 S. Staples St.

Retired university horticulture professor Dr. John Fucik shares secrets for successful landscapes in spite of porous sandy soil, constant salt spray and wind.  Learn plant selection, soil amendments and watering techniques sure to lighten your labor and heighten landscape aesthetics. 

Seminar fee is $7, $3.50 members, including general admission.  For reservations, call  361.852.2100

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