My hunch is that she must have visited the King's kitchen garden in Versailles, worth seeing. Check out their website:

http://www.potager-du-roi.fr/site/potager/

Best to everyone,

Françoise Palleau




> Message du 04/06/14 21:28
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> It may be worth exploring inner structure of Cather's work to see if this concept influenced the approach to character development - a writer who rarely if ever placed an unintentional word ... And yet didn't micromanage. :-)
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> On Jun 4, 2014, at 11:11 AM, Katherine Walter wrote:
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> > Dear Jim and All,
> >
> > The French word for this type of pruning is "espalier."
> >
> > Kay
> >
> > Katherine L. Walter
> > Co-Director, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities
> > Professor and Chair, Digital Initiatives & Special Collections
> > University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: 5 Bank Street: The Listserv for Willa Cather Scholars [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of James Cody
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 12:19 PM
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> > Subject: Re: [5BANKSTREET] My mistake on your Cather calendar!
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> > Fellow Cahterians,
> >
> > My obsession with Cather and Trees lead me to a moment in One of Ours when Claude witnesses "[p]ear trees trained like vines." I had never heard of that and never knew they could be forced to grow that way. I then did some image searching. I thought I'd share what I found and included in my project for those of you who are equally in the dark about such pear tree planting. Cather's knowledge of trees truly is amazing.
> >
> > --Jim
> >
> > http://jcody6underwillacatherstrees.wordpress.com/2014/06/02/pear-tree-2/
> >
> > Jim Cody, D.Litt.
> > Professor
> > English Dept.
> > Brookdale Community College
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> > Lincroft, NJ 07738
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> > From: 5 Bank Street: The Listserv for Willa Cather Scholars [[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of ann romines [[log in to unmask]]
> > Sent: Monday, June 02, 2014 8:39 PM
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> > Subject: [5BANKSTREET] My mistake on your Cather calendar!
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> > Dear Cather Friends,
> >
> > Many of you were kind enough to buy the 22014 Cather calendar that Tom, Tracy and I worked hard putting together last year. I hope you are enjoying it! When I turned my own calendar to June this morning, I noticed a mistake in a notation for June 14. That is the day that Cather's brother Douglass died--but he died in 1938, not 1939. That error is entirely my fault; I should have caught it when I did my last proofreading. My apologies to Willa, to Douglass, and especially to you!
> >
> > Hope I'll be seeing some of you at Spring Conference this week, and I'm deeply envious to those of you who'll be going to the Rome colloquium in a couple of weeks. Bon voyage and happy June, everyone!
> >
> > Ann Romines
>