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Watts Garden 1997

Former owner:
Treat, Edwin C
Landscape architect:
Corradi, Jim
Nursery:
Redwood Garden Nursery
Plainfield Nursery
Photographer:
Ross, Anne B.
Physical description:
1 folder+ 17 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Union County, Summit
New Jersey
Summit
Watts Garden (Summit, New Jersey)
Date:
1997
1997-1997
Notes:
"This is both a woodland garden and a hillside garden on a secluded road at its peak in spring. Its structure has basically been unchanged during its 50+ years of existence. There are many oak and beechwood trees and large plantings of azaleas (pinxter) and Carolina rhododendron."
Persons associated with the property include: Plainfield Nursery, Scotch Plains, New Jersey (plant list from nursery in 1936); Edwin C. Treat (former owner from 1936 to 1968); Jim Corradi (landscape architect in early 1970); Waterscaping Co. of Wycoff, New Jersey (installation of pond in 1988); Redwood Garden Nursery of Randolph, New Jersey (additional plantings in 1991).
Summary:
The folder includes information sheet, plant list from Plainfield Nursery, Inc. in 1936 (original document); plot plan, slide description list, a photocopy of The Garden Club of America, Visiting Gardens Guide, 1967.
Publications:
The garden has been featured in The Garden Club of America, Visiting Gardens Guide, 1967
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NJ122000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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