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Planting Seeds of Enthusiasm & Participation

A love of plants unites Arboretum supporters. People have donated everything from entire plant collections to individual plants dug up just before a plant sale. The interview clips here tell stories about loving plants and about enjoying a good, solid community effort.

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  1. Donald Graham, Jr. tells a humorous story about the hybrid rhododendron, 'Mrs. Donald Graham.'
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  2. Donald Graham, Jr. talks about the coincidence of early events that led to his father's interest in both the Arboretum and rhododendrons.
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  3. Arboretum volunteer Barbara Harris describes how the plant donations nursery got started.
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  4. Horticultural therapist Sheila Taft reminisces about changes in the Arboretum plant sale over the years.
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