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Jean Woodhull Garden 1987-1999

Horticulturist:
Kenney, Henry Fletcher
Ammon, Dick
Landscape architect:
Zehring, Samuel
Physical description:
1 folder+ 20 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Ohio, Montgomery County, Dayton
Ohio
Dayton
Jean Woodhull Garden (Dayton, Ohio)
Date:
1987
1987-1999
Notes:
This two-acre garden is on a wooded site with sloping hills. Features include terraces and walls that step down to vary the height of the planting areas. The property faces south/southwest and is punctuated with fences, arches, large trees, small ornamental trees, and garden highlights. Interspersed throughout are evergreens.
Persons associated with the property include: Henry Fletcher Kenney (horticulturist); Samuel Zehring (landscape architect); and Richard Ammon (horticulturist).
Summary:
The folder includes a worksheet, a copy of the garden plan, photocopies of newspaper articles about Jean Woodhull and her garden/conservation work, a narrative description of the garden and its history, a plant list, and other information. The garden is noted for its use of native plants and natural plantings, and for its beauty in all seasons of the year.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in the Dayton Daily News, December 4, 1998
Garden has been featured in the Dayton Daily News, September 9, 1999
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
OH103000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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