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  • Erin Murray

    The Best Plants For 30 Tough Sites Cover . This site is pretty awesome. It lists plants that can grow in specific conditions -- ex. alkaline soil, clay soil, dry shade, etc.

  • Deb Smith

    Website that lists plants that can grow in tough conditions (dry shade, etc). The Best Plants For 30 Tough Sites Edited by Mary Meyer, Deb Brown and Mike Zins, Extension Horticulturists, University of Minnesota.

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