Monthly Archive: September 2011

“The Most Outstanding Topiary Garden in America”

The Ladew Gardens in Monkton, Md., are a breathtaking expanse of rolling meadows, decorated with some of the most amazing topiary sculpture and hedges on the North American continent. It was dubbed “The Most Outstanding Topiary Garden in America” by The Garden Club of America, and is a popular public attraction today. Largely a European …

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You may have a vague idea that one of your favorite holiday traditions, displaying a Christmas tree in your home, originated centuries ago in Germany. That is true, but there is more drama surrounding the advent of the Christmas tree than many realize. Read on to learn how Christmas trees, today so prolific in shapes …

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