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Termites Invade St. Petersburg Landmark

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Sunken Gardens, a 1920s-era botanical garden, is being treated for a drywood termites, WTSP reports.

| June 7, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Sunken Gardens, a 1920s-era botanical garden, is being treated for a drywood termites, WTSP reports.

A fumigation tent went up Tuesday after city officials reported finding the property’s wood-structured buildings infested with dry wood termites.

The discovery was made May 16th and the city immediately put out a request for bid to get the building treated- reportedly costing the city approximately $21,000.

Sunken Gardens is a botanical paradise and the city's oldest living museum. The 100-year-old garden is home to some of the oldest tropical plants in the region.

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Source: WTSP
 

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