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Stoneleigh: a natural garden

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As winter blankets the landscapes of America’s Garden Capital, one might assume that the vibrant hues of spring and summer are tucked away until the warmer months return. However, a closer look reveals a hidden treasure trove of winter blooming plants that defy the chill and add a touch of color to the garden landscape. Read on to learn about these resilient winter blooming plants and where you can find them in America’s Garden Capital.
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Philadelphia’s Japanese and Asian Gardens

In 1876, Philadelphia hosted the Centennial International Exposition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of American Independence. Japan, which had recently opened its borders, participated in the international world’s fair on a large scale for the first time. As part of its exhibition, Japan built two traditional Japanese structures and the

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Gems of the Brandywine

Take a tour of these Brandywine Valley gems, which each carry a legacy of the du Pont family’s dedication to public horticulture. Start the day at Hagley Museum and Library, where the du Pont story begins, then travel to nearby Nemours Mansion and Estate to be dazzled by the largest

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Best of the Main Line

The Philadelphia Main Line, lies 30-minutes west of the city and was renowned for sprawling country estates. Today there are a handful of estates that now operate as cultural destinations that breathe new life into the region, along with a bevy of restaurants and shops to fill your day. Plan

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