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Community of Gardens

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Community of Gardens

Growing garden history through your images, stories, & exhibits

Welcome to Community of Gardens, a digital archive hosted by Smithsonian Gardens in partnership with our Archives of American Gardens and created by YOU. By contributing images, videos, and stories to this website, your participation will help others to better understand the meaning and value of gardens to American life – today and in the future. Community of Gardens is the Smithsonian’s digital home for sharing and preserving the stories of gardens and the gardeners who make them grow.
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Albert's Garden

My name is Maryanne Kuzniar. I was born and raised in the suburbs of New Jersey, and that's when I started gardening—helping out in the backyard with our vegetable garden and pruning flowers and…

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