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Kresko Victorian Garden

Kresko Victorian Garden

This Victorian garden is a majestic example of the height of fashion in England at the time Shaw was planting his gardens in St. Louis. The style of landscaping was introduced in the early 1800s when new varieties of flowers were coming into England from different parts of the world. Elaborate and colorful combinations of flowers, foliage, and succulents were combined in “plant tapestries,” the combination referred to as "carpet bedding." Spring, summer, and fall displays of lush and vibrant floral orchestrations light up the historic area in Victorian style and grace.


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