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Chelsea Physic Garden, April 2011

The Chelsea Physic Garden is full of contradictions. It is organized and scientific. It is wild and mysterious. It is lush and full and hemmed in by apartments and busy London. Though the Chelsea Physic Garden is closer to the … Continue reading

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Hampstead Heath, March 2011

Hampstead Heath isn’t so much a garden as a park. And it isn’t so much a park as a London institution, with one of the best vantage points from which to view the city. I went on what turned out … Continue reading

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London’s Labyrinths: a link

To start my list of new places to visit: http://londonist.com/2011/02/londons-labyrinths-and-mazes.php One, the Church Farm House, is right next to campus. I’ll likely take a trip there this week.

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Geffrye Museum, London (October 2011)

The Geffrye Museum, once an almshouse, showcases the changing interior of a “middle-class” home from 1600 to the late Victorian era. You walk from room to room (a series of dining and living room/parlors) to notice how the function and … Continue reading

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Museum of Garden History, London

Figured it’s best to start at the beginning, historically speaking¬† (visited Nov. 2010). The Museum of Garden History, St. Mary-at-Lambeth, London. Not only is this a museum of gardening history but it’s also the final resting place of the Tradescants, … Continue reading

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