|The Italian Renaissance garden inspired by one at Padua from 1645 (Margot Adler/NPR)|
New York Botanical Garden (nybg.org), a recreation of a 16th-century medicinal garden, is so lush and colorful, it only takes a stroll through to absorb its good medicine.
The garden, part of a summer exhibit called Wild Medicine: Healing Plants Around the World. is a small-scale model of the 16th-century Italian Renaissance Garden at Padua, Europe's first botanical garden.
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"The medical school in Padua started in 1222," explains Gregory Long, president and CEO of the New York Botanical Garden...
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