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The hidden gardens of Middlebury

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Posted on September 28, 2015 |
By Judith Irven



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MASTER GARDENER CARRIE Marini shares a story with some Helen Porter residents. / Photo by Richard Conrad

The success of any garden is measured by the pleasure it brings to the people who use it. And, when many people use a garden, there is much pleasure to go around.

Hidden behind the walls of the Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury is a garden that is enjoyed by hundreds of people in sundry ways. It is a garden that serves the entire Helen Porter community — not only the residents and their visitors, but also the many staff and volunteers associated with the nursing home.

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