Sowing their path

Local nursery sells seeds, spreads native plant education

Beverly Andalora and Rob Allen pose for a portrait at the Mariposa Native Plants nursery in Bootjack last Thursday. The couple launched the business in 2019 and has focused on educating the public through their inventory ever since. Photo by Allen LamanThe Mariposa Butterfly Festival’s hands-on experiences intrigued Ron Allen and Beverly Andalora. In 2015, they watched as colorful monarch butterflies were released into the sky, fluttering their wings before landing on orange slices held by wide-...

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