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7960723862?profile=originalRobert Ganger holds his Judge James R. Knott Historical Contribution Award,

flanked by J. Grier Pressly III (left), chairman of the board of the Historical Society

of Palm Beach County, and Harvey Oyer III.

Photo provided by Capehart Photography



   

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7960716076?profile=originalJoewood is a slow-growing shrub with inedible green fruit.

BELOW: Jacquemontia is a native vine with stunning blue blooms.

Both plants are salt-tolerant, making them ideal for our neighborhoods.

Photos by Jerry Lower and Susan Lerner

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By Deborah S. H

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7960679088?profile=originalSwiss chard can come in many colorful varieties.

7960679280?profile=originalMichael Page says that tending the vegetable garden at Mounts Botanical Garden is a relaxing task.

7960678880?profile=originalChinese cooking staple bok choy.

7960679464?profile=originalAmethyst bush beans will turn green when cooked.

Photos by Jerry Lowe

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7960683678?profile=originalThe nonprofit garden celebrated the hurricane-delayed groundbreaking of ‘Windows on the Floating World:

Blume Tropical Wetland Garden,’ expected to open in spring 2017. The new exhibit will educate visitors

about the importance of water conservation.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Maria Abbenante

7960673273?profile=originalMaria Abbenante and her son Angelo pause inside Lynora’s Restaurant on Clematis Street

in West Palm Beach. Maria and her husband, Rafaelle, who live in Point Manalapan, came out

of retirement in 2014 to open the eatery with Angelo. Maria shuns canned

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7960630660?profile=original‘Hello, mamas!’ says the sign on the new portable breastfeeding and pumping station

at Palm Beach International Airport. The 5- by 9-foot portable lactation suite,

located past the security checkpoint across from Gate C1, includes seating, an electri

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On the Water: Whatever floats your boat

Palm Beach International Boat Show
offers boats, yachts and accessories,
along with seminars for kids and adults

7960632468?profile=originalLast year’s Palm Beach International Boat Show displayed hundreds of boats

moored at temporary floating docks and sitting on trailers alo

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7960619294?profile=originalDave Wesolowski, community outreach coordinator, sorts through a tub of donated leashes,

collars and harnesses at Peggy’s Pantry on the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League campus in West Palm Beach.

Taylor Jones/The Coastal Star

By Arden Moore

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7960582662?profile=originalThe Pool by artist Jen Lewin has been exhibited around the country, including at SXSW Interactive 2013.

By Janis Fontaine

    The city of West Palm Beach is going to make a big splash with its latest production.
    Summer In Paradise is a month’

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7960564456?profile=originalA frangipani bloom at the Mounts Nursery.

7960564289?profile=originalExtracta green sage.

7960565055?profile=originalTom Hewitt (left) speaks to customers at the Mounts Nursery.

Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley

    Anyone who visits Mounts Botanical Garden in West Palm

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7960469462?profile=originalCherokee purple tomatoes from Farmhouse Tomatoes, available at the West Palm Beach GreenMarket.

Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

7960469091?profile=originalCustomers check out spices for sale at the Delray Beach GreenMarket.

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Christy’s Bakery offers an array of pastries

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