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Posts tagged horticulture

July 10, 2014

 

Disney Topiary

In the 1960s, at Walt Disney’s request, Bill Evans and the Disney horticultural team began to experiment with topiary.

July 3, 2014

 

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Disney Horticulture

Roughly 80% of the Walt Disney World resort flowers are irrigated using reclaimed water.

June 26, 2014

 

liberty tree

Disney World’s Liberty Tree

The official Disney Horticulture logo is the Liberty Tree, and there is a story about how that choice was made.

March 14, 2013

 

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Our early presidents were described as nation builders, and all were passionate about plants, nature, agriculture and gardens.

March 7, 2013

 

andrea wulf

Andrea Wulf’s Perspective

The United States of America was established by farmers and gardeners who were very conscious of protecting their natural resources.

November 13, 2007

 

john bartram's home and garden

John Bartram

This royally appointed botanist blazed a trail for gardener's to come.

March 8, 2007

 

a garden featuring carpet bedding overlooking a port city.

Head Gardeners of Victorian Era England

Head gardeners held positions of prestige in Victorian era Britain. They had large staffs, were experts of botany and started gardening trends.

August 27, 2004

 

purple aster

Fall Blooming Asters

A farmer may still refer to asters as weeds. However, the explorers who came to this country about two centuries ago, recognized their horticultural value.

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