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Pedaling for Peace

Ryan Lee Gehris took up temporary residence in San Marcos during his cross-country bike ride which benefits the charity organization, Children of Fallen Patriots.

Pedaling for Peace
Pedaling for Peace

Pictured left to right, Cathy Dillon, Ryan Gehris, Christina McLendon, Will Shepherd and in front Regina Avila. Photos submitted by Cathy Dillon

Pedaling for Peace

Much of the way through a multi-year transcontinental bike odyssey, Reading, Penn., native and temporary San Martian Ryan Lee Gehris has weathered many tough blows, and with the help of friends he’s made in San Marcos, is hoping to secure funds to complete his journey.

Heritage Association honors Jager as Arbor Day Recipient

Marie Jager. Submitted photo

Heritage Association honors Jager as Arbor Day Recipient

The Riverwalk Committee of the Heritage Association has selected Marie Jager as the recipient of the 2021 Heritage Association Arbor Day Tree Award. This award honors individuals who have made outstanding and enduring contributions to San Marcos. Nominees must have lived in the area for at least five years. To be eligible for this award, death must have occurred between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31 of the previous calendar year.

ColorBlaze Coleus: Easy color scheme companions
ColorBlaze Coleus: Easy color scheme companions

ColorBlaze Nearly Noir coleus is also making its debut in 2022. Like the name suggests it is such a dark burgundy it looks nearly black. Here it is combined with Luminary Opalescence phlox and Alocasia upright elephant ears.

ColorBlaze Coleus: Easy color scheme companions

ColorBlaze Lime Tie coleus, Color Coded Orange You Awesome echinacea and Dolce Winterberry heuchera create a three-part or triadic harmony of color.

ColorBlaze Coleus: Easy color scheme companions

ColorBlaze Royale Brandy coleus and Luscious Royale Cosmo lantana show create a monochromatic partnership of color. Photos by Norman Winter

ColorBlaze Coleus: Easy color scheme companions

ColorBlaze El Brighto coleus will be making its debut in 2022 and make no mistake about it, award-winning color scheme opportunities await as you select your flower partners. In fact, at the Young’s Plant Farm 2021 Garden Tour in Auburn, Ala, this summer it made a memorable impression on The Garden Guy.

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