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Irwin Garden 1998

Former owner:
Bowers, Edward
Bowers, Fanny
Irwin, Christopher
Architects:
Dana and Murphy
Provenance:
Garden Club of New Haven
Physical description:
1 folder+ 23 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Connecticut, New Haven County, New Haven
Connecticut
New Haven
Irwin Garden (New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1998
Notes:
"The Irwin Garden of 1/2 acre was created and developed by the late Christopher Irwin from 1976 to 1996. In the lawns a series of island beds, planted with perennials, bulbs, and specimen trees and shrubs, provide color ten months of the year. Pocket gardens of trellises with flagstones and circular stepping stones are featured on three sides of the house, with brick terrace along the front entrance. Christopher Irwin was a noted garden designer and horticulturist in New Haven.
Persons associated with the property include: Edward and Fanny Bowers (former owner in 1910); Christopher Irwin (designer and former owner); and Dana and Murphy, New York (Architects in 1910).
Summary:
The folder includes garden description, slide list and information sheet.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
CT186000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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