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Scott Garden 1987-1989

Landscape designer:
Scott, Jane Chadbourne d. 1999
Former owner:
Scott, George 1908-2003
Physical description:
2 folders+ 23 35 mm. slides (photographs)
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Monmouth County, Middletown
New Jersey
Middletown
Scott Garden (Middletown, New Jersey)
Date:
1987
1987-1989
Notes:
This garden was designed by one of its former owners, Jane Chadbourne Scott, and flourished between 1950 and her death in 1999. It featured an extensive bonsai collection (Scott was a student of Yuji Yoshimura), greenhouse, and terrace/deck overlooking the Navasink River. Following Scott's death the bonsai collection was left to the Monmouth County Park System, to be displayed at Deep Cut Park, Middletown, New Jersey.
Persons associated with the garden include: Jane Chadbourne Scott (former owner and landscape designer, 1950-1999) and George C. Scott (former owner).
Summary:
The folders include worksheets, a sketch of the site plan, and related materials.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in Starr Ockenga, Earth on Her Hands: The American Woman in Her Garden (New York: Clarkson Potter, 1998)
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NJ178000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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