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Luther Burbank’s Garden

– Posted in: Garden Adventures, Garden Design, Garden Visits, Miscellaneous

Luther Burbank (1849-1926) sent this to my grandmother, an elementary schoolteacher who had her class write letters to the famed horticulturist. Burbank, though childless, enjoyed children---something I learned recently while touring his historic home and gardens in Santa Rosa, CA.   The gardens are planted with numerous flowering and fruiting hybrids that owe their existence to Burbank. Some [...]