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Hurd Garden, ca. 1960-1962

Former owner:
Hurd, Richard M., Jr.
Hurd, Helen Ward
Nurserymen:
Turner Brothers
Physical description:
1 folder+ 18 safety film negatives; 3 photographic prints
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Monmouth County, Middletown
New Jersey
Middletown
Hurd Garden (Middletown, New Jersey)
Date:
1960
1960-1962
ca 1960-1962
Notes:
This garden complementing a contemporary western cedar ranch house overlooking the Navesink River featured a spring garden, swimming pool, grass patio, brick terrace, and an Italian garden with espaliered fruit trees. It was designed in part by the owner Jean Hurd (the property waas owned by the Hurd family from the mid 1950s to the mid 1990s), and landscaped by Turner Brothers of Long Branch, New Jersey. It was highlighted by an unusual and effective use of color.
Persons and firms associated with the garden include: Richard M. Hurd, Jr., and Helen Ward Hurd (former owners, ca. 1954-1995); and Turner Brothers (nurserymen).
Summary:
The folder includes worksheets and other information.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NJ432000
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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