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THEN: In April of 1968, James Humphrey, 4, sniffs one of 45,000 tulips at Sherwood Gardens, which reach their blooming peak for about two weeks. The free garden in Guilford, kept up by the city and owned by Guiford Association, is open during the day. The Sherwood Gardens in Guilford attract thousands of visitors each year to see the colorful tulips, other bulbs, flowering trees and azaleas. (Frank R. Gardina, Baltimore Sun file photo, 1968)

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NOW: In April of 2012, 2-year-old Annabelle Hosford of Phoenix poses with a stuffed bunny during a photo shoot with her father, Lars Hosford, on a family trip to see the thousands of tulips in bloom at Sherwood Gardens. (Brian Krista, Baltimore Sun Media Group photo, 2012)

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