In Bloom: The Grounds of the Edsel & Eleanor Ford Estate



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The caretaker bid his farewell just in time. Had he waited until spring, he might not have been able to pull himself away from the 87 acres he nurtured for nearly 40 years.

Flowering trees and the blue carpet of blooming scilla always made him partial to this season. But like the romantic ballad from Camelot, “If Ever I Would Leave You,” there’s no easy time to walk away from metro Detroit’s own Camelot — the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House.


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