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Planting the Plains: Native Gardening

Water availability is more and more of a problem on the high plains. A popular current trend is "native gardening", which simply refers to finding a way to mimic a plant's native environment to get it to thrive. Knowing which plants make sense for our water outlook will help you make better and longer-lasting choices for your garden!

Anthony Reardon is the West Plains District Horticulture Extension Agent for Kansas State University, based in Scott City and Garden City. <br/><br/>His mission: to provide the folks in the High Plains with timely, yet timeless, research-based, reliable, horticultural information that can assist in bettering everyday lives by easing the burden of troublesome landscape issues.