United States of America, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia
Platt Garden (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Established in 1923, this garden is les than an acre. A feeling of space is achieved through raised flowerbeds and an allee of Magnolia glauca. Potted plants accent the pool, terrace and walks. The vegetable garden and cutting garden are located along the northwest edge of the property and are separated from the lawn by a clipped privet hedge.
Persons and organizations associated with the garden include: Mrs. Charles Platt, III. (former owner and garden designer); Willing, Sims & Talbutt (architect, 1923)
The folder includes a worksheet and copies of articles.
Garden featured in Louise Bush-Brown and James Bush-Brown, "The Garden of Mrs. Charles Platt, III.," in Portraits of Philadelphia Gardens (Philadelphia: Dorrance and Company, 1929) p. 159