The Color of the Garden

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Today is a wonderful cold rainy day.  I love being in the Garden on a day like this and it’s a shame that so few people will enjoy it.  Cold wet weather means most people who visit the Garden today are coming for a meeting or a class inside a building.  They will dash from…

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Fresh Air!

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Whew, I have finally made it outside.  I’ve been stuck in the Tropical Display House for the last two weeks.  At first, it wasn’t so bad – nice and warm and lots of interesting plants.  But I’m the rugged outdoor type and long for fresh air.  Besides, several things happened that made me want to…

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Tropical Paradise?

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Yesterday, in the rain, I was able to sneak into the Tropical Display House with the help of some bamboo in the Japanese Garden.  They sure know how to sneak around.  When I got in here, I thought I was in paradise.  It is warm, but not too hot.  Humid, but not too wet. A…

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