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Plants for mountainous regions
April 04, 2007
I am writing a novel which is set in a mountainous un-named region. Are there any plants,trees & shrubs that are common sights in a number of regions. I don't want anyone to be able to specifically ...
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Listings of the native plants in Texas
September 15, 2006
What are the native plants in the state of Texas?
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Garden/landscape software for native Texas landscape
March 17, 2005
What garden/landscape software program(s) would you recommend for a native Texas landscape design? I haven't found one that includes Texas plants in the standard plant encyclopedia. Any hints would b...
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Native Plants for New England
February 18, 2003
Can you assist me in finding more information on flowers and plants in Massachusetts and New England?
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