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Page Two ST. AL GUSTIN.
p Zinas, Peunia
By ANNE -ARLING
In Restoraon commission
talk, the familiar phre,"everything's coming up ro hould
be adjusted ust e. For
that hingoup 'c lihrys gram. So, she continues, the on the south side of the Salcedo g~tri So,: she continues tHe
everything'ss in s chrys greenhouse is economical -as House kitchen, "because," says
petunias -innas well as convenient." Mrs. O'Brien, "her-gardens petuniias or-, [citrus trees, were, always handy .hgrapes ndvegables." Through research, e com- e: ways handy .grapes I L 9 .oh,
No yr' sayit mission has acquired a list e an ti though, on remains. The lan g Restoration & mission has em- days says
ared on one of its most color- group is electing plant ful projects yet the creation that are asily cared for and vau pro ty, adds of gardens to highlight the many give plenty of color." St c is "so typical of early dwellings reconstructed by the Among the various exhibitions- America. By and large, people commission, now in its 10th year. It is develpping or has developed of early St. Augustine didn't
In the family lifof early St. are the formal garden at the have the time, nor the energy Augustine, the aden or yard Ribera House, dedicated last nor the inclination to spend on was one of th important May by the president of the their yards as we do today. If locations of t hoie, explains Florida Federation of Garden they grew something, they wantMrs. Rita 'Brie Restoration Clubs, Inc., which assisted in the ed sou ethi g "to eat." And, he Commission ae It was' a creation of.the garden, and the stress, there was n grass grassin kind of a "second rom." Arrivas House gardens, which is the early yai t or gardens, just
Because t restoration-devel- a good exmle of a typical gar dirt. When thhousewife swept oped gardens require so many den, because "that yard just her house, she s t everything plants, and new' properties are grew like a housewife's would into the yard een pieces of frequently being acquired by the have in early St. Augustine, pottery. group, and because so many of says Mrs. O'Brien. The yard, also ie says, "perthe plants eded in these gar- A vegetable grdn is planned formed th dens are s cnomon that nurser- for the Cerveau property on bage men . t one on is "just o have them any- Cun Street, because "up until the grn o h. mo,"s rs O'Brien, the th time we bought it, the peo- call commission created its own ple who lived there maintained to a fl ard mte h t any flowersin the greenhous ays Bob Steinbach,Mr nexl ,
It wasch Al restoration a c restoration staff, .
constructi Pdsunder the an te garden will be lo- floer d direction and cat behind and to the flower boxes. A n its ocupa ing from no the Salcedo House. An and plant a purple que and begoni- herb garden will be developed dens, he sa pp q nwax myrtle (the as to several specimens from for candle1mAki s), South America, are being cared petuias, alyssrifor by Mrs. O'Brien. Igos, arnati
Donning flat shoes, a smock fruit tr tis oa,
and an attitude of tender, loving oleander,, eron, care, Mrs. O'Brien visits the coleus, vinca, saland greenhouse almost every afternoon to tend to her many flats
of flowers and pots of ferns. begonias just to name a few. However, the Some 15 Gardens A included will be several these gardens M
There are roughly 15 gardens sele flowers sent from so authenticall i
for which the restoration group South America. inyear to ous l be supplies plants, says Mrs. O'- o to se ad e h Brien. Some re in gardens of undrw Mr like visitors bich individuals are withatio areas to eere rom the restoration as the warms up some. tiful plantings.
gr rare ng develo o the storation C a hibitidi pro-
HARD AT WORK IN RESTORATION GREENHOUSE Mrs. O'Brien Gives Plants Some Tender, Loving Care