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Community of Gardens

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Gardens tagged "Minnesota": 2

Entrance to the garden
The MGG, begun in 1988, honors the Ojibwe culture and features flora used by the Ojibwe Native Americans. Artist Susan Swerda Foss has studied the flora for over twenty nine years. The garden is in the shape of a Canadian Goose, measuring 830 feet…

"110 lbs. of pep." Cecilia Auge in her onion garden in  Mendota, Minnesota, circa 1924. Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, W. Atlee Burpee & Company Records.
Founded in 1876, W. Atlee Burpee & Company grew to be the largest seed company in the world by the early twentieth century. In 1924 the company advertised a contest in its Seed Annual asking customers to write in about “What Burpee’s Seeds Have Done…

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