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Free drought-tolerant plants picked up and planted by Fallbrook residents


Last updated 12/10/2021 at 9:26am

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A customer carries away the plants he picked out at FPUD's plant giveaway.

FALLBROOK – More than 130 people stopped by the Fallbrook Public Utility District on a Saturday morning in November to pick up their free water-saving succulents. They then went home and started planting.

The sturdy, brightly colored succulents are allowing people to transform their landscape, save water, beautify gardens and ease the workload of gardening. Participants received empty flats, then selected an assortment of 3-inch potted succulents.

Each person walked away with about 28 free plants.

"We have taken out thirsty plants in favor of the succulents," said Alan Wadham.

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