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Tag Archives: fruit

In the Gallery: Pair of Ormolu Candelabra, after Etienne Falconet, 18th Century



This beautifully gilded pair of Louis XVI ormolu figural candelabra were cast after a model made by Falconet. Each displays a…

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What’s Blooming? Vinca!



Vinca, whose name is derived from the Latin vincire (meaning “to bind”) is a genus of flower native to Europe, northwest Africa and southwest Asia. The fact that its name relates to…

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Gardener’s Corner – Calamondin Orange Tree



We have two of these trees in our Italian Garden and get questions about this little fruit on a near daily basis. Are those kumquats? Can I taste one of those things? I’ve never seen anything quite like this, what is it? I want one of these trees, where do I get one?

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