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New Plants Add at the TRWA - 2020.03.07

Written by Mark Seder

Allison and Rodney Pearson donated three Elderberry (Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis) plants and five American Beautyberries (Callicarpa americana).  All were planted this past Saturday on March 7, 2020.. 

Elderberry Plantings on the TRWAElderberry Plantings on the TRWA behind the bench at the Pollinator Garden. 
Wood stakes were added to avoid them being weed whacked.
Thanks for the donation Allison and Rodney Pearson.

The Elderberries were placed on the edge of the Pollinator Garden area behind the bench, to a provide a border for that area.  The elderberries are a favorite of birds and is a nectar source. 

American Beautyberry PlantingsAmerican Beautyberry Plantings above the steps and behind the Roadside Specimen Garden. Wood stakes were added to avoid them being weed whacked.
Thanks Allison and Rodney Pearson for the donation
The  American Beautyberries were placed at the top of the trail steps behind the Roadside Pollinator Garden.  The Beautyberry is a great food source for birds in the Winter and is a nectar source.  Beautyberry requires little water and is a great addition to the area above the steps.