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Pioneer Plants for our 21st Century Gardens

When you hear the phrase "gardens of the wild, wild west," what comes to mind? For gardener, author and radio host Mary Ann Newcomer of Boise, Idaho, there’s a long history of intrepid plants, gardens and gardeners that come before her — from the first peoples to the settlers who traveled West as pioneers in the 1800s. Hear her share some of the lessons we might learn from the histories of these tough and adaptive plants and people.

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