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Nature Pansies Flourish in "The World's Toughest Climate"

by Jeanette Clinkunbroomer

The Dallas Arboretum in Dallas ranks as one of the top five display gardens in the United States. Over its 66 acres. the facility offers several smaller, themed gardens, such as a A Woman's Garden, the DeGolyer Garden, the Jonsson Color Garden with its Palmer Fern Dell, Lay Ornamental Garden. Boswell Family Garden, and Texastown, featuring a sod house. two cabins, a covered wagon, a tepee., and the plants that supported the area's early pioneers. Central to the arboretum is the Paseo de Flores, a grand promenade which showcases the wide range of plants and flowers, which can survive and thrive in the challenging environment of North Central Texas. During winter, this means pansies.

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