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Restoring McKee Botanical Garden  Vero Beach, Florida     By Leigh Fulghum

Inside the Jungle Now

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Large communities of Coralberry (Ardisia crenata) dominate the understory in the nether reaches of the current garden, closest to the condominium development.

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Though countless plants were poached from the jungle while nothing was apparently being done with  the tract, many important specimen palms, old oaks old pines and a few herbaceous treasures are still established from years ago.

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The grounds of McKee Botanical Garden are now securely fenced, to protect the remaining plants and the new construction works.

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Mrs. John Little at the Artesian Well

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