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Dogwoods 1962-1986

Former owner:
Proctor, F. C
Hansen, Harry Mrs.
Former owners:
Hogg, Mike Mr Mrs.
McDermott, R. Thomas Mr Mrs.
Architect:
Briscoe, Birdsall
Bolton, Preston
Architect and landscape designer:
Fleming, C. C. Pat d. 1996
Physical description:
1 folder+ 33 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Texas, Houston
Texas
Houston
Dogwoods (Houston, Texas)
Date:
1962
1962-1986
Notes:
This site features extensive azalea plantings in a natural woodland setting, complemented by dogwoods, native trees, ferns, and ground cover. More formal gardens feature terraces, azalea parterres, bulb beds, and containers. Water features include a lily pond among the parterres near the house and a fish pond in the woods.
Persons associated with the property include: Judge F. C. Proctor (former owner, 1927); Mike Hogg (former owner); Mrs. Harry Hansen (widow of Mike Hogg and former owner); Mr. and Mrs. R. Thomas McDermott (former owners); C. C. Pat Fleming (architect and landscape designer); Birdsall Briscoe (architect); and Preston Bolton (architect).
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Summary:
The folder includes a worksheet, a photocopy of a site plan, a copy of a 1927 topographic plat, and photocopied descriptions of the garden from Garden Club of America publications. The garden is noted for its extensive plantings of azaleas in both woodland and formal settings ands its use of native woodlands to create and enhance the overall garden setting.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Gardens, PO Box 37012, Capital Gallery, Suite 3300, MRC 506, Washington, DC 20013-7012
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
TX013000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_208148

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