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Real Estate - April 13, 2012

Show and tell

Two home tours promote sustainable gardening with native plants

by Eric Van Susteren / photos Veronica Weber

With its organic design and a miniature "meadow" filled with tall, overgrown-looking grass, Christine Holland Cummings' garden is a dramatic departure from the previous owner's sharp-lined lawn and classically cut hedges.

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