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Beverly’s Long Hill estate: gardens for any season

Wendy Murray

Wendy Murray, a volunteer at Long Hill estate, was speaking about the future, because on the day I visited Long Hill in north Beverly, the Sedgwick Gardens and woodland trails were still enveloped in late-fall splendor. Yet, despite the sun and blue sky, a biting wind foretold winter: The leaves were turning, the last blooms were out, a bee fitfully alighted on a brilliant white anemone.

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