California poppies fill the backyard of an East Sacramento home. Such “tamed wildflowers make sense for a water-wise garden, says expert David Salman of High Country Gardens.
California poppies fill the backyard of an East Sacramento home. Such “tamed wildflowers make sense for a water-wise garden, says expert David Salman of High Country Gardens. Lezlie Sterling Sacramento Bee file
California poppies fill the backyard of an East Sacramento home. Such “tamed wildflowers make sense for a water-wise garden, says expert David Salman of High Country Gardens. Lezlie Sterling Sacramento Bee file
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Seeds: Wildflowers could be secret to water-wise garden

March 11, 2016 6:00 AM

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Debbie Arrington is the home and garden writer for The Sacramento Bee. A lifetime gardener and consulting rosarian, she took over that beat in 2008 after almost 10 years on The Bee's Sports staff. Debbie also writes about food and cooking, focusing on seasonal crops and farm-to-fork cuisine.

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