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Statuary Vista – A pictoral history

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On February 18, 1958 the Norfolk City Council, at the urging of the Old Dominion Horticultural Society, authorized the development of a botanical garden. They set aside 75 acres of land adjoining the 100-acre Municipal Gardens (more commonly referred to as Azalea Gardens) that was established in 1938. A 25-acre municipal plant nursery was on…

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Giving Thanks

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This is good time of year to give thanks for all the things we have and I am thankful for lots of things here at the Garden. Thanks for all the grand trees we have.  They give us shade in the summer, structural beauty in the winter, wonderful fall color and budding hope in the…

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Gift the Gift of Camp

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Purchase a Gift Certificate for one full week of NatureKids Camp for $175 This offer is for members only. Certificates must be purchased by December 23, 2012. Gift Certificate must be used for a week of Camp during the Summer of 2013. This certificate is valid for a full week of NatureKids Camp for ages…

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