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Washington Native Plant Society showcases local gardens

'This is an excellent example of what can be done'

Jim Davis and Wendy Borgesen explain how much work went into converting the Larrabee Right-of-Way area into a native plant garden. The area used to be covered in massive Himalayan blackberry plants but now hosts native flowers and crabapple trees.
Jim Davis and Wendy Borgesen explain how much work went into converting the Larrabee Right-of-Way area into a native plant garden. The area used to be covered in massive Himalayan blackberry plants but now hosts native flowers and crabapple trees. (Kyle Tubbs/Cascadia Daily News)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
When Wendy Scherrer bought her Happy Valley home in 1981, her yard was filled with grass, petunias a

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