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8507578454?profile=RESIZE_710xShirley Erazo, president/CEO of the housing authority, and Rose Clay, housing specialist, show donated backpacks with GoSection8.com representatives (l-r in back) Elizabeth Wrenn, Jennifer McMahon and Michael Lazdowsky. Photo provided

By Amy Woods

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7960759494?profile=originalABOVE: A nonslip aluminum walkway lets visitors feel as if they are walking on water. BELOW: Crinum americanum (with white flowers) is also called swamp lily. In the background is a red-leafed Crinum ‘Menehune.’  Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Sta

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7960716076?profile=originalJoewood is a slow-growing shrub with inedible green fruit.

BELOW: Jacquemontia is a native vine with stunning blue blooms.

Both plants are salt-tolerant, making them ideal for our neighborhoods.

Photos by Jerry Lower and Susan Lerner

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7960679088?profile=originalSwiss chard can come in many colorful varieties.

7960679280?profile=originalMichael Page says that tending the vegetable garden at Mounts Botanical Garden is a relaxing task.

7960678880?profile=originalChinese cooking staple bok choy.

7960679464?profile=originalAmethyst bush beans will turn green when cooked.

Photos by Jerry Lowe

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7960683678?profile=originalThe nonprofit garden celebrated the hurricane-delayed groundbreaking of ‘Windows on the Floating World:

Blume Tropical Wetland Garden,’ expected to open in spring 2017. The new exhibit will educate visitors

about the importance of water conservation.

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7960564456?profile=originalA frangipani bloom at the Mounts Nursery.

7960564289?profile=originalExtracta green sage.

7960565055?profile=originalTom Hewitt (left) speaks to customers at the Mounts Nursery.

Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley

    Anyone who visits Mounts Botanical Garden in West Palm

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7960439668?profile=originalA full-size pirate ship complete with cannons and a gang plank is shaded by massive oak trees

in the side yard of David Nordhausen’s Boca Raton home.

Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

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Botanical highlights of his yard include: (left) the unde

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