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The President's House Gardens surround and beautify the 1920 mansion, featuring plants that trace the history of gardening itself, from some of the earliest cultivated medicinal and culinary plants to highly selected cultivars of Rosa.
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The grassy terrace behind the house looks out over Paradise Pond. On the slopes below, a series of terraces and dry walls supports a collection of roses overlooking the course of the Mill River beyond the boathouse toward Mount Tom.
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Click for Larger Version The President's Herb Garden was established in 1978. Its center bed contains Thymus vulgaris and a sundial. The four quadrants and borders contain plants of medicinal and culinary value, as well as plants used for fragrance and dye. Adjacent to the Herb Garden is a vegetable and cutting garden.
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Climbing Roses
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Last updated on Thursday, May 12, 2005.