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Real Estate - April 8, 2011

Looking to go native?

Going Native Garden Tour inspires gardeners who want to save water, cut down on maintenance

by Zohra Ashpari

The distinctive aroma of native plants to gardener Jim Evans recalls memories of his youth, hometown and vacations to the Channel Islands off the coast near Ventura. In his front yard, the scent emitted by the mallow and purple sage allows him to relive treasured experiences on a daily basis.

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Editorial intern Zohra Ashpari can be e-mailed at zashpari@paweekly.com.

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