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Sunday, July 7, 2013

"Plant Select" Salute to Tagawa's

     Here at Tagawa's, we're not exactly "drum roll" kind of people.  But I did want to let you know that Tagawa's has received a big gold star from the folks at Plant Select.  We've been recognized as the "Plant Select Organization of the Year."    (Listen closely and you can hear me discretely tooting our horn in the distance....)

"Sonoran Sunset" hyssop
     Plant Select is a terrific program run jointly by Colorado State University, Denver Botanic Gardens and members of the "green industry," i.e., independent greenhouses and growers like Tagawa's,  The very demanding experts with Plant Select test dozens of plants to determine which ones are especially suited to our climate's tough demands.  Only the best of the best actually makes it as a Plant Select winner. 

     Tagawa's has a first-rate Plant Select section in our perennials and nursery departments.    We're die-hard fans of the programs and the plants it promotes.  I grow many of the plants in my own garden, and happily label myself a Plant Select cheerleader. Go team!

    Ginger, Tagawa's Perennials Supervisor, sits on the Plant Select Marketing committee and routinely voices her own enthusiasm for the program every chance she gets.  Hats off to her and everyone in her department!

     If you have any doubts about a drought-tolerant garden being big, bold and beautiful, jump over to their website:   www.plantselect.org   You'll find pictures of more than one-hundred plants that have made it to their winner's list.  And be sure to check out their section on garden designs, too.  Great plant combinations and ideas from a great program!
"Snow Angel" coral bells

"Narbonne" blue flax



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