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News to bring warmth to a wintry day

November 26th, 2013 (07:13 pm)

From The St James's Chronicle or British Evening Post, 27 December 1764:

"We hear that there are Cabbage Roses now blown in the garden of Mr. Snelgrove, at Heytesbury, as beautiful as if it were the Month of June."

Also posted at http://sir-guinglain.dreamwidth.org/2013/11/26/cabbage-roses.html.