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Garden of Discovery with Alice and Carmen

Episode: 188

On the season premiere of We Dig Plants, hosts Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito discuss their new gardening exhibit, Garden of Discovery, which consists of growing tobacco, rice, cotton, begonias, and other plants with strange tales to tell in an urban setting – 550 11th Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn to be exact. For more information about the project, which will run from September 17th to the end of October, visit http://www.wedigplantspodcast.com/.

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