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    Deb Soule harvests rosa rugosa in Avena Botanicals’ gardens. The roses are used in a number of the apothecary’s products.

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    Deb Soule and her staff sort the roses they harvested in the Avena Botanicals garden. Soule has been exploring herbal remedies since she was a teenager.

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    From left, Kaela van Breevoort Reed, Stephanie Cesario and Zoe Hayes work in one of the gardens at Avena Botanicals.

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    Stephanie Cesario gathers roses at Avena Botanicals. Cesario, the garden production coordinator, has worked at the biodynamic farm since April.

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    Stephanie Cesario harvests roses in the garden. Cesario is the garden production coordinator and has worked at the biodynamic farm with Deb Soule since April.

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    Deb Soule gently coaxes a bee off of a rose she harvested in the Avena Botanical garden.

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    From left, Stephanie Cesario, Deb Soule and Zoe Hayes sort through roses after harvesting them in the Avena Botanicals garden.

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    The Rose Petal Elixir, made from the Rosa rugosa harvested every morning on site, in the shop at Avena Botanicals apothecary and gardens.

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    Deb Soule and her staff of seasonal gardeners harvest rosa rugosa in the Avena Botanicals garden. Deb Soule bought the current farm 22 years ago, 10 years into her business.

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    Zoe Hayes harvests Rosa rugosa in the Avena Botanicals garden. The roses are used in a number of the apothecary's products, including their popular Rose Petal Elixir.

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    Kaela van Breevoort Reed carefully coaxes a bee from the rose as she harvests Rosa rugosa in the Avena Botanicals garden.

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    The roses harvested every morning are put in jars to soak in a mixture of organic glycerin and organic alcohol solution.

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