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May 2008

Saturday, May 3 2008

8:59 PM - 2008 landscaping update... (posted by Webmaster)
From Dori, our festival landscaper...

82--count 'em!--82 Miscanthus sinensis have been planted! This ornamental grass (commonly called Zebra grass) grows 4-6 feet tall and produces striped foliage. It has been planted in numerous locations throughout the 20-acre park and will form the backbone to a number of new landscape beds being installed this spring. These plants are courtesy of Susan Gunnink of Clive, Iowa. A hearty "Huzzah!" to Lady Susan!