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Rex Graves never grows tired of the growing season.

That’s because when the weather warms and the blossoms unfold, the view from his sunroom is a feast for the eyes.

“It’s just magical,” Graves said of the decorative garden he and his wife, Judy, have created in Quail Creek Park. “People just marvel at it.”

The couple’s labor of love for more than 20 years, the setting has served as a backdrop for wedding, prom and baby photos. At one point, the park attracted busloads of people as a stop on the Tulsa Garden Club Tour.

Its colorful history was nearly uprooted several months ago, when the city said it was unwilling to take over care of the area from the Graves.

But that changed last week with a letter from City Attorney Patrick Boulden, who said mowing and maintenance would be provided by the municipality through a contractor.

“The city has…”

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