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The Search for Snowflake Bentley

This Vermont homesteader discovered that no two snowflakes are alike.

When other boys of my age were playing with popguns and slingshots,” said Wilson Bentley, creator of the world’s first photo of a snow crystal back in January, 1885, “I was absorbed in studying things under the microscope. From the very beginning, it was snowflakes that fascinated me the most.

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Classic Elegance

Classic Elegance

The colors and textures of dried flowers are inspiring a new generation of flower lovers to see their gardens differently, and to imagine how the bright blooms will dry.

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    Quilts That Talk

    Quilts That Talk

    Every quilt tells a story that can be handed down from one generation to the next. Experts at the University of Nebraska’s International Quilt Study Center and Museum can help reveal that story.

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      The Never-Ending Garden

      The Never-Ending Garden

      When Adam Montri hosts a hoophouse tour in the middle of winter, he’s prepared for skeptics. After all, his Ten Hens Farm produces vegetables in winter…in Bath, Michigan, where nightly lows can plunge to -10 degrees F.

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