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Schreiber Garden 2005

Landscape architect:
Williams, Maggie
Shaker Lakes Garden Club
Physical description:
1 folder+ 19 35 mm. slides
Mixed archival materials
United States of America, Ohio, Cuyahoga County, Shaker Heights
Shaker Heights
Schreiber Garden (Shaker Heights, Ohio)
A suburban garden established in 1990, the design reflects a changing lifestyle from the 1929 house. The purpose of the new garden is to create a view from the now popular kitchen--the social gathering place in the home. A stone circle was added to the 1980s brick terrace to provide a link to the new flower borders. The allowed for the incorporation of the old garage (aggrandized with a fountain, raised beds, and treillage). A wooden gazebo became the focal terminus of the garden. Sixteen years on roses smother the gazebo; the hedges have grown tall; and the family enjoys the view year 'round.
Persons and firms associated with the garden include: Clarence and Ellen Carhin (former owners, 1928-1985); Maggie Williams (garden designer, 1990); Leon Bihun (artisan craftsman, 1991-present); and Helen Schreiber (gardener, 1991-present).
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The folder includes a work sheet, site plan, and newspaper article.
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Vegetable gardening
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