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Her health and attitude improve, and she grows stronger as she explores the moor and plays with a skipping rope that Mrs Sowerby buys for her. As a result, several abridged and unabridged editions were published during the late s and early s, such as the full-color illustrated edition from David R. It is the first time he has been outdoors for years. The vine's flowers exude a heady scent in midsummer. The servants watch, stunned, as Mr Craven and Colin walk back to the manor together.

This version was mostly in black-and-white, but the sequences set in the restored garden were filmed in Technicolor. Frustrated by having to dig up the old lawn, she started just covering it with cardboard and piling on alternating layers of leaves and soil. Lawn to Street Plant Fillers View as slideshow Photo by Dale Horchner There is still a bit of lawn visible from the street, but it isn't the old thirsty kind. However, a good-natured maid named Martha Sowerby tells Mary about the late Mrs Craven, who would spend hours in a private walled garden growing roses. In the side yard, next to a fence she shares with her neighbor, she squeezed in a secret spot to take an outdoor shower.

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She dislikes her new home, the people living in it, and most of all, the bleak moor on which it sits. After alerting everyone and helping put out the fire, she is questioned by Martha as to why she is still dressed and how she knew there was a fire. Orange and scarlet zinnias and purplish sage help fill one of the beds at the far end of the property, which is separated from the street and sidewalk by an arbor covered with clematis and roses. The garden's drought-tolerant plantings impressed Holly with their lush look. After a cholera epidemic kills her parents and the servants, Mary is discovered alive but alone in the empty house.

Craven locked the garden and buried the key. Porthole openings in the arched door were made with timbers salvaged from an old garage. Behind the picket fence, new and old ironwork and salvaged ornaments add an artistic personality to the gardens beside the house. She is startled when she finds a boy her age named Colin, who lives in a hidden bedroom. Colin is put into his wheelchair and brought outside into the secret garden.

At first, Mary is as rude and sour as ever. Mary wonders about both the secret garden and the mysterious cries that echo through the house at night. She asks Martha for garden tools, which Martha sends with Dickon, her year-old brother. When he receives a letter from Mrs Sowerby, he takes the opportunity finally to return home.

Lizzie tells Martha about her illicit visit to the garden, and Martha discovers that Lizzie stole the key to the garden. Here Mary finds the key to the locked garden and eventually the door to the garden itself. The executive producer was Francis Ford Coppola. Colin and Mary soon spend almost every day in the garden, sometimes with Dickon as company.