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Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Victorian Carpet Beds

Harriet Beecher Stowe's Victorian carpet beds A week ago I visited the nineteenth century Harriet Beecher Stowe house and garden in Hartford, Connecticut.  At the same time that Stowe lived there Hartford attracted other artists and writers. Stowe remains best known as…

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Differing Views of Nineteenth Century Garden

Differing Views of  Nineteenth Century Garden The way to plant a flower garden changed during the nineteenth century. Two American seedsmen wrote differently about how to install a flower garden. Boston seedsman Joseph Breck (1794-1873) wrote The Flower Garden in…

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