Fawning Over Flora

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February 5, 2009
Originally published in The New American Home
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  The new location of Flora Grubb Gardens, in Bayview, boasts 8,000 square feet of foliage. Architects Seth Boor and Bonnie Bridges, of Boor Bridges Architecture, created the barn-like structure.
    The new location of Flora Grubb Gardens, in Bayview, boasts 8,000 square feet of foliage. Architects Seth Boor and Bonnie Bridges, of Boor Bridges Architecture, created the barn-like structure.
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  Flora Grubb purveys the plucky gardener's essentials in both tool and book form.
    Flora Grubb purveys the plucky gardener's essentials in both tool and book form.
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  The interior of the double-height space, which features a radiant heating system beneath the floor and 72 solar panels on the roof.
    The interior of the double-height space, which features a radiant heating system beneath the floor and 72 solar panels on the roof.
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  Flora Grubb Gardens' interior shop offers all manner of enticing plants.
    Flora Grubb Gardens' interior shop offers all manner of enticing plants.
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  The moribund old car in time will be overgrown, like a ruin, with creeping foliage.
    The moribund old car in time will be overgrown, like a ruin, with creeping foliage.
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  The intricate retail space is adorned with relics like this ornate door. Corrugated steel panels clad the building's exterior.
    The intricate retail space is adorned with relics like this ornate door. Corrugated steel panels clad the building's exterior.
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