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Insider's Guide Glimpse into a hidden hideout at the Forestiere Underground Gardens

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Posted: Thursday, April 3, 2014 11:48 am

The Forestiere Underground Gardens, located in Fresno, was a life-long hobby of Baldassare Forestiere, a Sicilian immigrant who came to the U.S. in 1901. He began working on the gardens in 1906 and continued for 40 years. His work, pattered after the ancient catacombs, is built on 10 acres and includes multiple varieties of fruit-bearing trees and plants that are still living today.

Lyn Kosewski, of the gardens visitor services, recently answered a series of questions about what there is to see at the Underground Gardens.

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