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Learning by Doing
In my capacity as landscape consultant to a town near where I live, I was approached recently by a landscape architect who was just starting her career after graduating from a prestigious, five-year landscape architecture program in my home state of New York.   She was designing a butterfly garden, she said, and wanted to know what plants to use.   As I ran down the list, she asked me to stop at one name in particular and spell it.  The plant in question was