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100 Years as an Estate…. 20 Years as a Public Garden!

 (Photographs by Gary Shanks) The new first-year graduate students got a chance to visit one of the more intimate gardens in the greater Philadelphia area. Since Chanticleer has been written about in a previous LGP blog, let’s just dive right … Continue reading

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First year Fellows visit Chanticleer

(written by Laurie Metzger, photographs by Chunying Ling) It was a sunny, sometimes cloudy– typically capricious Autumn day in Eastern PA when we made a visit to Chanticleer. A seeming anomaly in a region dominated by DuPont estates turned public … Continue reading

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Chanticleer, a Pleasure Garden

August 19, 2011 – Chanticleer, PA (written by Quill Teal-Sullivan, photographs by Nate Tschaenn) The third destination for the First Year Fellows’ summer fieldtrip series was Chanticleer, a 35-acre estate garden along the Philadelphia mainline.  Once the home of the … Continue reading

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A Pleasure Garden

(Photos by Ashby Leavell) On August 20th, the First-year Fellows arrived at Chanticleer in Wayne, PA, by 9:45am.  By 11:45am, it was one of my favorite gardens.  Ever. What was it about this place that put it a cut above … Continue reading

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