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Nineteenth-Century Orchidmania

Certain plants just have a bigger following than others. Perhpas it's shape, color, blossom time or all three of these features that make us seek out and cultivate a particular flower. In the history of gardening the orchid has maintained…

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Guerilla Gardening

Recently I met Jane Li, a gardener in the Boston area. She calls her method of growing plants 'guerilla gardening.' It is a term, according to wikiHow, used to describe the unauthorized cultivation of plants or crops on vacant public…

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Restored Whaling Mansion and Garden

New Bedford, Massachuetts is located on the Acushnet River in what is known as the South Coast region. It has a long history of involvement in the whaling industry. Today you can learn about that history in the city's famous…

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