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Replicas of the two stove top figures have returned to frame the woodland view to the Vista Ending Arch in the Peony Garden. The original pieces, dating back to the 19th century, were made of cast iron and although their outward appearance was unblemished, their interior—which was hollow—suffered from intensive rusting due to condensation. The […]

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     This past year has been a notable one for the restoration of the garden. One of the most visible changes has been the return of architectural detail to the garden; statuary, cisterns, furniture and metalwork that were either in disrepair or no longer existing have been painstakingly restored or recreated to help us […]

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