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Tokyo Game Show 2014 Coverage Watch the videos
Braggle
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"A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in."

In the early 1900's one man in Richmond, Virginia was inspired to plant over 200 exotic species trees on his hundred acre property. By the size and age of the trees it was discovered that each one was carefully placed to allow for it's optimum future growth. When he died he left his property to the people of Virginia. It has been noted by tree experts today that "the magnificent tree collection could not be duplicated in one hundred years." The true beauty is that when the trees in Maymont Park were planted, the man responsible knew he would never live to see their full beauty, that was the gift he left for future generation to see...

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lady_morana
do you the river cottage special on Jams and Preserves?
June by lady_morana
Oana
Thank you Braggle for posting Gardeners' World videos!
I am just worried that dailymotion would remove them as they have done previously. Any chance of seeing them somewhere else? Thank you again
June by Oana
dm_4ff43cb98ca68
Thank you Braggle for posting Gardeners' World! Keep up the great gardening posts :)
crazedmugs
I am sick enough to be homebound recently and had already gone through every gardening show I had when suddenly there appeared many more hours of great stuff to watch thanks to you. Loving the GW episodes. Cheers!
April by crazedmugs