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Growing succulents a good topic for Garden Club

Nancy Swafford used a potted Jade plant to demonstrate the swollen leaves typical of succulents, the topic of her January program for Great Bend Garden Club.

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At the January Garden Club meeting Nancy Swafford presented an interesting program on the unusual plant family called succulents. With examples of both living and artificial ones, she pointed out the most visual characteristic of succulents: their plump leaves which store water. However, she added that the roots and stems also store water.
Most succulents have originated in the deserts and semi-arid regions of the North American Continent. They come in all shapes and sizes: as small as tiny stones which blend with the gravel of rock gardens to as large as the agave Century Plant which slowly grows up ...

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