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Pat, Jenks, Bob Fuller, Jim Porter, Rhett Anders

25 Years Ago Riverbanks Botanical Garden Opened — I Was Mad in the Photo!

Which mean 27 years ago, I left my adopted home of Seattle to move back to Columbia, South Carolina.  It was culture shock to be sure!  Columbia was still pretty much a small town with a lot of Bible Belt ways.  An amazing group of people established a vision, political support to establish a new… Read More

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Great Dixter Was the Bait

The lectures by Great Dixter gardener were colorful and almost sales-force energetic but the real fun of Grower Great Gardeners symposium was the concentration of cool people.¬† My two favorite conversations of the day are below. For all the successes of this fundraiser¬† (for Spartanburg Community College in SC and Great Dixter Garden in southern… Read More

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