United States of America, Connecticut, Fairfield County, Fairfield
Box Hill (Fairfield, Conn.)
"The garden at Box Hill has an early herb garden, knot garden (taken from an early French engraving), roses, peonies, grape arbor, dogwoods, boxwood, Yellow-wood Tree, raised cutting garden, naturalized iris in a field, and woodland walks. The house was built in 1825, and the garden was designed for Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin McFarland Hines in 1954."
Persons associated with the property include: Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin McFarland Hines (former owners from 1948 to 1993); Vera Breed (landscape architect, 1954); and Mrs. H. Bertram Lambert (gardener, 1954).
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Fairfield Garden Club facilitated the submission of this garden's documentation.
The folder includes a slide list, descriptions of the slides, excerpts from publications featuring the gardens, and a description and worksheet completed by GCA researcher Ann Curley.
Gardens have been featured in a book by Swanson, Faith H. and Virginia Rady. Herb garden design. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1984
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