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Wildflower resources in Western MA

Posted by frank_10b 5A (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 7, 06 at 5:18

What are the best wild flowers for W. MA near springfield? Does the Dept of Transportation offer any free seeds? Do towns and townships force you to mow them down? Are there any gardening groups for the area? I knew of the DOT program that use to give away free seeds for the area, does it still operate?

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RE: Wildflower resources in Western MA

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RE: Wildflower resources in Western MA

wrote to them but never responded and one email came back returned. Are they still active? Any local groups? Anyone know of DOT programs etc?

RE: Wildflower resources in Western MA

Yes, they're still active. don't know why they didn't respond. You could also check out The Wild Ones at, there may be a chapter in your area. DOT programs usually have a lot of non-native invasives in their seed crown vetch and dame's rocket, for instance.

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