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Historic Plant Labels

Before the days of aluminum and plastic, how did gardeners label their plants? What on earth did Thomas Jefferson and George Washington do? Here are two 18th-century methods from Wesley Greene of Colonial Williamsburg: "I have come across an interesting reference to plant labels in instructions from George Washington to William Pierce, his manager at [...]

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