Native grown

Group helps indigenous plants thrive along Flat Branch Creek
Tuesday, May 15, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 5:18 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

For the newly-planted irises at Flat Branch Creek, late spring rains that soaked Columbia have been just what the horticulturist ordered. The runoff has been nourishing the young buds with their first taste of the silt and nutrients that they will thrive on in the coming summer.