Valentine's Day Un-Massacre @ National Arboretum
First the National Arboretum website announced the suspension of plans to destroy the azalea, boxwood and other collections.
The National Arboretum also set up a Collections Comments Form for feedback:
Then the NBC TV station in Washington, DC, announced "Anonymous Donor Saves the Azaleas"
Apparently some one gave FONA a million dollars to set up an endowment for the azaleas and boxwood. Some details of the FONA came out in a press release:
This should trigger an avalanche of news, hopefully it will all be good.
Here is a big, and tentative, CONGRATULATIONS to all for keeping the faith and pressure.
Here is a link that might be useful: SaveTheAzaleas.org