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Getting back on track

Thursday, August 8, 2013

The garden volunteers have returned to scurrying about the Brandywine Conservancy’s grounds, trying to catch up with their normal duties. The installation of the new gardens is complete. Now the watering, and watchful waiting, begins.The Brandywine Wildflower Journal was...

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Fourth time’s the charm

Thursday, August 8, 2013

So we thought we could do it in three days. We almost made it. Five thousand or so plants later, a few extra hours on a fourth day from the volunteer gardeners, and the ambitious effort wrapped up Tuesday, July 30. Um, with little fanfare. Where was the marching band? The ticker tape?

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Round 2: Dig a little deeper

Thursday, August 1, 2013

If the plug doesn’ fit, you must commit. Or something like that.With thousands of plants left to get into the ground, and the clock ticking on Day Two, the crew fights through the pain. Days later, we here at the BWJ still have pains. And aches. Not necessarily in that order. And not...

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All hands on… dirt

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Big-dig doings on the campus of the Brandywine Conservancy and Brandywine River Museum.New gardens are being installed in what could be one of the biggest projects the Chadds Ford, Pa., property has seen in many years. And we’re blogging about it. Not just about the new gardens...

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