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View Celeste [slide]

Creator:
Martin, Lawson Sykes
Physical description:
1 slide: col
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Alabama, Lawrence County, Courtland
Alabama
Courtland
Date:
1988
04/28/1988
Notes:
Facing south from west corner of yard. Residence 'View Celeste', front, foundation planting - boxwood, taxus, and hollies. House built in 1963, by husbands grandmother. House remodeled in 1952. South fence - boxwood garden, 1963. The land surrounding our yard has been in continuous cotton production since about 1820. The land never changed hands since being received by my husband's ancestors as a grants from early presidents to the first settlers in the area, as payment for surveying this area. The compass used is displayed in our living room. Mixed shrubs, bulbs, mertensia virginica border and several kinds of Lycoris.
Topic:
Spring
Garden borders
Fences
Local number:
AL003009
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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