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Renee Wickman stands on a small bridge overlooking her pond and water garden. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Garden is therapeutic for caregiver

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If you've ever imagined what the Garden of Eden must have looked like, there is a living reincarnation of it tucked into a shaded residential neighborhood in north Park Rapids.


And the "garden of the month" designation for Renee Wickman's North Street yard almost seems like a slight rather than an acknowledgement of what this diminutive woman has transformed her yard into.

From curb to boundary lines, it bursts with vibrant color, charm and tranquility.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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