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February 11, 2005

 

red rose

Valentine’s Day Roses: Then And Now

The rose has been a recurring literary theme since the thirteenth century as a symbol of love. However, giving roses for Valentine's Day is a modern tradition.

February 3, 2005

 

pink bougainvillea flowers

The Globalization Of Plants: From Colonization To Today

The globalization of so many flowering plants is awe-inspiring and they now act as if they are natives in their adopted lands.

January 21, 2005

 

A couple walking through the garden of Sissinghurst.

Sissinghurst

Vita Sackville-West's luxuriant plantings create a setting of decadence and romance at the garden of Sissinghurst Castle.

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