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gloria125
Greensboro, AL

March 9, 2012
6:13 AM

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My very favorite garden designer. As a teenager I read her books, along with all I could find of Gertrude Jekyll's, and dreamed of the gardens I would have some day.

Instead what I have is more like "muddled up in a tangle of bindweed, nettles and ground elder." --the way she found Sissinghurst when she finally was able to return there. Well, I still have the dreams!

Thanks for bring back an old friend.

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