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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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Author Archive: Tripp Mikich

Go native

For 20 years, one thing has been certain come April in El Dorado County and we don’t mean taxes. We’re referring to the annual Spring Native Plant Sale by the El Dorado Chapter of the California Native Plant Society (EDC CNPS). This year’s sale marks the 20th year since the chapter was founded in 1994 […]

Spring wildflowers beckon

Ever wonder where the best places in El Dorado County are to catch the most colorful displays of spring wildflowers? Well, the El Dorado Chapter of the California Native Plant Society has the answer to that question in their Tuesday, March 25 presentation “Spring Wildflower Wanderings in El Dorado County.” The presentation is at the […]

Native plant sale — a fall tradition

The Fall Native Plant Sale of the El Dorado Chapter of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) takes place Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of the El Dorado County Government Center, 330 Fair Lane in Placerville. This annual fall plant sale (another chapter plant sale takes place in the […]

Planting tips for success

Fall planting is a strategy that will increase the success rate, resulting in more living, thriving plants, than those planted at any other time of year.   Here’s why 1. All newly planted plants need to be watered often. Fall and winter rains can do at least some of the job. 2. New transplants are […]

Learn about successful meadow restoration

On Tuesday, Sept. 24 the El Dorado Chapter of the California Native Plant Society welcomes local native plant grower and landscaper Steve Dowty for a talk on “Meadow Restoration and Management.” Dowty is a long time grower of California native plants in the area, specializing in plants for meadows. Some years ago, he began work […]

Native plant expert to speak

Dan Gluesenkamp is the executive director of the California Native Plant Society, with headquarters in Sacramento and 34 chapters throughout the state, including the local El Dorado Chapter. The El Dorado County group is presenting an evening with Gluesenkamp on Tuesday, July 23 at the El Dorado County Library, 345 Fair Lane in Placerville, at […]

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