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Froggy Bottom 2005

Landscape architect:
Berg, Bart
Provenance:
Seattle Garden Club
Physical description:
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Washington, Kitsap County, Bainbridge Island
Washington (State)
Bainbridge Island
Froggy Bottom (Bainbridge Island, Washington)
Date:
2005
Notes:
This 1 1/2 acre garden is intensely planted with a mixture of exotic and native plants in an informal style within a definite structure characterized by various axes and vistas throughout the garden. The planting style relies more on foliage colors and shapes than on flowers. Large-leafed plants are used throughout the garden in contrast to grasses and bamboos.
Persons associated with the garden include: Bart Berg (landscape architect, 1994-1995); Little & Lewis (concrete sculptures); Georgia Gerber (lioness sculpture); and Earle Blevins (garden gate).
Summary:
The folder contains a work sheet, garden features plan, and article copies.
Publications:
Garden is featured in Jacqueline Heriteau, "Bold and Beautiful," in Traditional Home, March 2001, p. 88
Garden is featured in Craig Summers Black, "Mix and Match," in Better Homes and Gardens, September 2002, pp. 130-136
Garden is featured in "Summer Gardens," Seattle Times, Summer 1999
Garden is featured in Nancy J. Ondra, Grasses (2002)
Garden is featured in Thomas Hobbs, Shocking Beauty (1999)
Garden is featured in Ann Lovejoy, Naturalistic Gardening (1998)
Garden is featured in Starr Ockenga, Eden on Their Minds (2001)
Topic:
Gardens
Woodland gardens
Local number:
WA036000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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