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Pioneer Chinese gardeners had a rough row to hoe – Second in a series

| February 8, 2010 | 0 Comments
Pioneer Chinese gardeners had a rough row to hoe – Second in a series

Idaho’s Chinese gardeners filled a real need in the frontier communities where they settled. Many who had come to Idaho City and other Boise Basin towns as miners had turned to vegetable gardening

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Idaho History: Remembering Idaho’s Chinese gardens

| February 1, 2010 | 0 Comments
Idaho History: Remembering Idaho’s Chinese gardens

Last Monday night, at a meeting of the Garden City Council, Mayor John Evans read a proclamation honoring the Louie family. The Louies were Idaho pioneers who gardened in the area that became Garden City and gave it its name.

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