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Default RI- Rhody Native goes to seed in Rodman’s Hollow

Rhody Native goes to seed in Rodman’s Hollow
By Renée Meyer
Oct 23, 2013

Rhody Native goes to seed in Rodman?s Hollow - By Renée Meyer - Block Island Times - News, Classifieds, Events and Business in Block Island, RI
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Rhody Native botanist and coordinator Hope Leeson led a walk through Rodman’s Hollow on Saturday, Oct. 13. Approximately two dozen people, many armed with cameras and wildflower guides, showed up on the sunny afternoon for a session on finding and identifying native plants, as well as to learn techniques for seed-saving and propagation of those seeds.

Rhody Native is a joint venture of the Rhode Island Natural History Survey, the Rhode Island Wild Plant Society, URI’s College of the Environment and Life Sciences; the URI Master Gardeners, as well as the Rhode Island Nursery and Landscape Association. Their mission is, in part, to make native plants available to nurseries, landscapers and the general public. According to their website Rhody Native | RINHS, plants and trees that one may think are native species may in fact not be, perhaps being grown several states away or being a slightly different species or cultivar.

Native plants are important in maintaining the specific ecology of any particular area. They supply the right diet for local wildlife and sometimes…
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