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Deer-Resistant and Drought-Tolerant Plants in The Demonstration Gardens at Falkirk

Articles: Deer-Resistant and Drought-Tolerant Plants in The Demonstration Gardens at Falkirk

As a complement to Elizabeth Navas Finley's article about the Master Gardener demonstration gardens at Falkirk Cultural Center, which appears in the October 2010 issue of Pacific Horticulture, we offer the following additional photographs of the gardens and lists of plants that have proven successful there under minimal irrigation and in the presence of deer. The lists were assembled by Gail Mason, who was in charge of developing the gardens for plants from regions that have a mediterranean climate, including California.

CALIFORNIA and BAJA CALIFORNIA

Agave ‘Blue Glow' Northern Mexico
Squid agave (Agave bracteosa) Northern Mexico
Twin-flowered agave (Agave geminiflora) Baja
Confederate rose agave (Agave parrasana) Northern Mexico
Western columbine (Aquilegia formosa) California
Dr Hurd manzanita (Arctostaphylos ‘Dr. Hurd') California
Emerald Carpet manzanita (Arctostaphylos ‘Emerald Carpet') California
Howard McMinn manzanita (Arctostaphylos ‘Howard McMinn') California
Pacific Mist manzanita (Arctostaphylos ‘Pacific Mist') California
Sunset manzanita (Arctostaphylos ‘Sunset') California
California Dutchman's pipe (Aristolochia californica) California
Dwarf coyote b...

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