United States of America, Maryland, Montgomery County, Bethesda
Plaisance (Bethesda, Maryland)
This enclosed garden evolved over a period of 32 years through the creative efforts of its owners. The name, Plaisance, is a French word meaning pleasant. The intent of the garden is to provide a peaceful haven. The garden features include a small swimming pool, and several very small pools that connect and trickle into the small sitting areas. Most areas in the garden are shady, and the plant selection includes azaleas, dogwoods, perennial begonias, native grasses, and a Japanese maple.
Persons associated with the garden include: Mr. and Mrs. William Alexander (former owners and garden designers, 1972-2004).
The folder includes a work sheet and slide view plan.