United States of America, Virginia, City of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg
Belmont (Fredericksburg, VA)
"The house overlooks the village of Falmouth and Rappahannock River. The English style garden is rectangular in shape with four triangular flower beds at each corner. The perimeter is edged with stones. The garden is planted with bulbs, annuals, perennials, and boxwood. The promenade or boxwood walk between on the (east) front of the house and top of the ridge overlooking the pasture was restored by The Garden Club of Virginia in 1993.
Persons associated with the property include: Gari Melchers (1860 to 1932); Albemarle Garden Club; Garden Club of Virginia; and The Gari Melchers Estate and Memorial Garden.
The folder includes a brief description and worksheet. The garden is noted for English style landscape.