Gardeners who are gearing up for spring and wanting learn more about taking a native approach to gardening, look no more.

From enhancing wildlife and being a better steward of the land to finding low maintenance, economical and drought tolerate landscaping options, a local group is calling on individuals interested in learning more.

A charter meeting of the Prairie Rose Chapter of the Native Plant of Texas will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 9 at the Somervell County Citizens Center.

At the charter meeting, officers will be elected, a meeting schedule will be set and dues and member applications will be collected.

Individuals who are not able to attend the meeting can find a downloadable application in the Lifestyles section at and send it along with annual dues to Karen Richardson, PO Box 239, Glen Rose, TX 76043 prior to the meeting to become a charter member.

NPSOT members who are interested in joining the local group should indicate additional chapter affiliation on their applications.

If you have any questions, please contact Richardson at (254) 897-7364 or; Donna Hagar at 254-396-0844 or; or Doug Richards at 682-498-3026 or

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