Polly Peters Blake, 85, and her husband, Bear, 76, clean up the peonies bed Monday outside their Mount Vernon farm. The couple relocated to the town three years ago, Polly said, but she recalls watching a previous owner of the farm plant the bed “over 40 years ago.”  

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