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A Genius for Place Exhibition On View Now



Now on view at The Cummer, A Genius for Place: American Landscapes of the Country Place Era. This exhibition features 52 large-scale black and white photographs of many well-known historic American estates.  From Stockbridge, Massachusetts to Santa Barbara, California, A Genius for Place exhibits seven landscape designs that were originally created as private estates, but […]

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National Register of Historic Places



About one year ago, The Cummer Museum Gardens were recognized in the National Register of Historic Places.  Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service’s National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America’s […]

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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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Plants and Paintbrushes



“26…27…28 dragonflies!” My young friend shouted out completely unaware of the other 19 students in the Garden. And why not? The sun was glistening, the breeze was cool, and the birds even seemed to be singing in joy. Now, before you start getting the idea that I am describing a scene from Mary Poppins consider […]

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