United States of America, Virginia, Augusta County, Mount Solon
Short Glade Farm (Mount Solon, Va.)
"This garden includes rose and boxwood gardens. The grounds also feature a lovely wildflower garden, knot garden of herbs extended with a vegetable garden, and a gazebo offering views of open fields framed by woodlands. At the back of the house is a patio shaded by wisteria planted in the 1970s."
"The Greek Revival brick house was built in the 1840's. The outbuildings are used for arranging and drying cut flowers. There is an extensive old fashioned rose garden with English and hybrid tea roses planted among the flowering shrubs and perennial borders."
Persons associated with the property include: William Howell (former owner from 1850 to 1869); Lucy East (former owner from 1869 to 1908); Teresa Knott (gardener); Deedy Bumgardner (photographer).
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Materials relating to the private gardens located in Mount Solon, Virginia. The folder includes slide list, plans, plant list, articles, a list of awards received by the gardens, with a description and worksheet done by GCA researcher Elizabeth W. Mattox. The garden is noted for its roses and cut flowers used in arranging.
Garden has been featured in the Daily News Leader, October 18, 1993
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