We planted manzanitas
To anchor the Equestrian Center native garden, both visually and botanically, we installed three Arctostaphylos manzanita ‘Dr. Hurd’, commonly known as Bigberry Manzanita. While likely a hybrid, ‘Dr. Hurd’ has many characteristics of its parent, Bigberry Manzanita, Arctostaphylos manzanita.
Here’s a taste of how much fun we had planting them. Thanks to Alex at Thicket & Vine Nursery for beautiful plants and spirited help, and Diana Binney for some great shots:
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A CA native plant gardener for 20 years, Leslie has been caring for her habitat garden in Yosemite Lakes Parks, Coarsegold, CA, since 2013.