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“’Tis A Gift To Be Simple” But to Have a Splendid Garden Buy Shaker Seeds

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:00:24 +0000
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
History and Culture
Holidays and Special Occasions
Natural and Physical Sciences
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Gardens
National Garden Month
seed catalogs
Shakers
Description:
In honor of Earth Day and National Garden Month, we take a look at one of the lesser known influences in the seed and garden business &#8211; the Shaker community. &#160; The United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, a religious sect commonly referred to as the Shakers, was founded in 18th-century England from <a href="http://blog.library.si.edu/2015/04/tis-a-gift-to-be-simple-but-to-have-a-splendid-garden-buy-shaker-seeds/#more-'" class="more-link">more &#187;</a>
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