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Crocuses and witch hazel at the Missouri Botanical Garden

  Most of the last snowfall has melted. The skies are gray, white, or blue.  Nearly everything else is some tone of brown or tan. But it is worth getting outside, perhaps at the Missouri Botanical Gardens where the crocuses … Continue reading

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How the orchid show disappoints at the Missouri Botanical Garden

This is exactly how The Missouri Botanical Garden publicizes their orchid show this year: “Orchid Show: Madagascar.” If you read the fine print, you get this: “Delight in the sights and sounds of tropical Madagascar while viewing the Garden’s world-renowned … Continue reading

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Wonderful neighbors

What should my first St. Louis entry be about? The gates of the title, blocking any neighborhood short cut? The 1904 World’s Fair, which clearly defines our city? The arch, biggest gate of all? Soulard farmer’s market? Wash. U., that … Continue reading

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