Everything's Coming Up Zinnias, Petunias And Marigolds


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Everything's Coming Up Zinnias, Petunias And Marigolds
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Brewster House (Progress Photographs, Book No. 4)
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Carling, Anne
The St. Augustine Record
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Saint Augustine (Fla.)
47 Cuna Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Brewster House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
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North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 47 Cuna Street


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Wome's Eitor
In Restor atin -Commission
talk, the familiar e'very- A 44e thing's comi p roes. should be adjusted ust a e For
that group, the p rsnight e gram. So, she continues, the on the south side of the Salcedo
anthemunms,. oi, zinnias or greenhouse is economical as House kitchen, "because," says th citr; s es well as convenient." Mrs. O'Brien, "her gr ns petunias or :"citrus trees, were.:always handy -t e grapes nd veliles." Through research, the corn- w.Many ti
you say it ission has acquied list e thogh, one remains. The P lan sh b Restoration O mi ssion has em- days, says he barked on one of its most color- group is ecting plants ful projects yet the creation that are easily cared for and au prop y, adds of gardens to highlight the many give plenty of color." Stei ch, 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 develop of early St. Augustine didn't
In the family i off early St. are the formal garden at the have the time, nor the energy Augustine, the gden or yard Ribera House, dedicated last nor the inclination to spend on was one of te important May by the president of the their yrds as we do today. If locations of th e, explains Florida Federation of Garden they grew something, they wantMrs. Rita r Restoration Clubs, Inc., which assisted in the ed something "to eat." And, he Commission sta It was a creation of.he garden, and the stresses, there was n grass in kind a iom. Arrivas ~ke gardens, which is the arl dor gardens, just
Because the rtration-devel- a good ex ple of a typical gar- dirt. Whenh thoustwife swept oped gardens require so many den, because "that yard just her house, she sept everything plants, and new properties are grew like a housewife's would into the yard even pieces of frequently being acl ired by the have in early St. Augustine," pottery. group, a because o many of says Mrs. O'Brien. The yard, also 1he says, "perthe plants needed in these gar- A vegetable garden is planned formed the serv t gardens are so mn that nurser- for the Cerveau property on bage men that one on ies "just do have them any- Cu Street, because "up until the ground i orich." more," s Mrs. O'Brien, the the ti w bought it, the peocommissio created its own pl who lived there maintained ~sn grenhous e bard," sys Bb Steinbach, to ny lwers in
It was b estoration a o th restoration staff, Mr ren explain, s aden willfwe go in fletr
construct fa s under the an a tk garden will be 'ofrs r direction nbach, and cat behind and to the flower boxes. A -r its ocupa in from n he Saced House An and plants foin noning from tend to her m
purple que and begoni- herb garden will be developed dense s aS to several specimens from for anl.' r South America, are being cared yradls-t ), for by Mrs. O'Brien.
Donning flat shoes, a smock fruit e lsitru ia, and an attitude of tender, loving oleander,t es, on, care, Mrs. O'Brien visits the eoleus, vinca, sa and 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 Aw i 1be several these gardens
There are roughly 15 gardens sele floers sent from so authenticall for w ich the restoration group Sout0h c inyears toc -tuswil' suppI plan,.says Mrs. 0'- h g is plane to see,, Brien. oe gardens of t r 't ho ich individuals are eth oration areas to ys rr e restoration a h rms up some. tiful plantings.

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HARD AT WORK IN RESTORATION GREENHOUSE . Mrs. O'Brien Gives Plants Some Tender, Loving Care