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Gardens of the famous landscape designer Marian Cruger Coffin, at an estate in Wilmington, Delaware.  Created in the early 1920s, and under restoration since mid 1990s by Preservation Delaware.  It is mainly a formal garden, consisting of garden rooms among three levels and terraces, yet with a lovely semi-formal woodland.  More on this property and gardens at their website (

iris, wall, house

shaded lawn path, bald cypress allee, faux temple

bluebells in woods

pool, lower gardens



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