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Rethink the Lawn

The lawn is a gift of the English garden tradition from the eighteenth century. Early America loved the lawn. Philadelphia horticulturist and writer Thomas Meahan praised the lawn in the 1861 edition of his garden magazine, Gardener's Monthly. He wrote,…

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Flowers from a Garden Book Dated 1910

Harriet Keeler (1846-1921) was a Cleveland, Ohio educator, botanist, author, suffragist, and lover of nature. Each aspect of her self-made career brought her a measure of celebrity far beyond northeast Ohio. Today at the Harriet Keeler Memorial in Brecksville Reservation…

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Historic Garden Showcases Dogwood

Who doesn't like dogwood trees? They are a stunning introduction to the summer. The Mary May Binney Wakefield Arboretum in Milton, Massachusetts features three hundred dogwoods. The entrance at the Mary May Binney Wakefield Arboretum in Milton, Massachusets. [courtesy photo]…

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