Town Square

Post a New Topic

Poppy project seeks to bring native blooms to hills

Original post made on Apr 22, 2013

The many species of non-native European weeds, which cover the California's hills, keep its native flora at bay and increase the flora's chances of extinction.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, April 21, 2013, 8:23 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by resident, a resident of Midtown
on Apr 22, 2013 at 9:46 am

If labor is the biggest expense in this project, can he use volunteers? I am sure there are local nature or school groups that would like to help out with this project.


Posted by Bill Fitch, a resident of Evergreen Park
on Apr 22, 2013 at 9:59 am

Seems like we could get expanded local involvement in many ways and save the big expenses. If there were a kiosk at the park that taught volunteers what they could do, I bet you'd get lots of help. How local do the seeds need to be? I can generate poppy seeds in my yard.


Posted by Wavy Gravy, a resident of another community
on Apr 24, 2013 at 2:09 pm

I just like the pic of that groovy looking cat in the flowers :) Would love to see him in 70 acres worth. Best of luck!


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Services, Dining and Shopping Downtown in Palo Alto
By Steve Levy | 16 comments | 2,283 views

Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,028 views

It's the End of the World as We Know It: "Snowpiercer"
By Anita Felicelli | 1 comment | 1,512 views

Why is doing nothing so difficult?
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 991 views

Call it a novel: Dirty Love by Andre Dubus III
By Nick Taylor | 0 comments | 182 views