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Shapiro Garden 1994-2005

Horticulturist:
Haskell, Allen C.
Landscape architect:
Underwood, Suzanne
Former owners:
Forbes, Alexander Mr. Mrs. fl. 1956-1976
Architects:
Cross & Sons
Physical description:
1 folder+ 11 35 mm. slides and 3 photoprints
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
Massachusetts
South Dartmouth
Shapiro Garden (South Dartmouth, Massachusetts)
Date:
1994
1994-2005
Notes:
This garden overlooks Padanarum Harbor. The front of house is formal, with boxwood and espaliered yews, and both house and garden follow the contours of the land. The garden includes a pool, a pond, perennial borders, roses, and an espaliered pear. The lower patio has a 30-year-old creeping thyme.
Persons and firms associated with the property include: Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Forbes (former owners, 1956-1976); Cross & Sons (architects, 1956); Allen C.Haskell (landscape designer and horticulturist); and Suzanne Underwood (landscape architect).
Summary:
The folder includes a worksheet with an abbreviated garden plan.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
MA150000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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