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Rosarian John Cook cultivated world-renowned blooms from his West Baltimore greenhouse

John Cook, a west Baltimore florist, gardener and family man, was celebrated in 19th century horticultural circles around the world. During 50 years of breeding roses at Breisgau, his home and greenhouse located just off Edmondson Avenue, he painstakingly cultivated about 25 new hybrids. Nearby Cooks Lane is named for him.

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