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Real Estate - April 5, 2019

Year-round blooms without water?

Going Native Garden Tour showcases 53 Peninsula gardens that require minimal maintenance

by Melissa McKenzie

At just about anytime of the year, Pamela Chesavage's front-yard garden is blossoming with flowers or mint or tomatoes and artichoke plants — all grown with relatively little water or care.

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Melissa McKenzie is a freelance writer. She can be emailed at


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