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Native wildflowers for an Asheville, NC garden.
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What is a good screening tree for a ranch in the Lockhart area that won't get much water.
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Will habiturf grow/thrive in 92835 zip code? I think Im on 10a or 10b hardiness. I have clay soil. Thanks
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