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For three decades, landscape designer Jon Carloftis fantasized about owning a historic property in Lexington called Botherum. When it finally became available, he didn't let a dense forest of weeds or a raucous crew of raccoons scare him away. He pulled on his boots, got to work, and in one whirlwind year created the sprawling southern garden of his dreams.
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Scientists recently discovered that these pollinators can actually speed up plants' flowering process so that nectar becomes available sooner.