United States of America, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Wyndmoor
Boxwood (Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania)
Established in 1981, this 70' x 160' garden was created by Charles H. Gale and Edmund B. Gilchrist, Jr., out of what the current owner describes as a "mess" and just a field with a small hill. Side perennial borders were created by raising the level of the earth with the installation of retaining walls. The front yard consists of an orchard and walkway that leads to a walled, gated entrance to the garden on the side of the house. A garden shed is immediately on the left, as is a perennial border. Additional perennials, a lawn, flagstone terrace, pergola, and vegetable garden occupy the remainder of the garden. One portion of the terrace is an outdoor room. There are many charming vignettes created by statues and plantings in this beautiful yet manageable garden.
Persons associated with the garden include: Charles H. Gale (landscape architect, 1981); Edmund B. Gilchrist (hardscape designer, 1981); and Joe Lorenzon (mason).
The folder includes a worksheet and site plans.
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