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Garden Glories

hapely urns, statues of gods and goddesses, leonine wall ornaments spouting water into fountains, and French box-style planters—these are just some of the classic outdoor embellishments with which we decorate our gardens today. But what many may not realize is that each of these forms dates back centuries. While the spacious, formal gardens they were once made for may have lost ground to more informal landscaping, the charm and delightful nature of these ornaments and statues

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