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This garden oasis is a true masterpiece

And speaking of friends, the nature of the garden is to be shared, not only through enjoyment, but also through the power of creation. Two of those friends who have helped Diane and Peter make their dreams come true are Dawn McDermott, gardener extraordinaire; and Brian Purtle, a carpenter, farmer and artist. Both friends have helped to create the unique details—Brian by creating beautiful art from rescued lumber and steel; Dawn by nurturing tiny seedlings through all their phases, from greenhouse to outdoor splendor. 

Santosha Gardens in Centerville is a regular on the Hydrangea Festival Garden Tour each summer.  Peter, Diane, and their dogs, Tara, Owen and Dustin, encourage Festival-goers to stop by, visit and stroll the grounds of a true sanctuary.   



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