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Swamp Willow Hollow 2006

Little Garden Club of Rye
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1 folder+ 15 35 mm. slides
Mixed archival materials
United States of America, New York, Westchester County, Rye
New York
Swamp Willow Hollow (Rye, New York)
Established in 1985, this one and a half acre manicured garden has an Asian influence inspired by the owners' extensive travels through the Far East. The driveway entrance to the property is framed on one side by a delicate Japanese maple in a small perennial bed; and on the other, by a stand of weeping evergreens in a bed with iris and lilies. A rock wall was constructed to create a bank with a shrub and flowering plant border along the back edge of the the property. Another rock wall creates a bank of foundation plantings, and comes to a finish in a sweeping stone staircase from the back of the house. A stepping stone path leads from the pool to a large two-story pool house. The land was reclaimed from a "muddy expanse" by directing the natural springs into a meandering stream that dissects the rear lawn. A stone bridge connects the lawn lawn areas. A formal rose garden exists through an arched gateway. The rose garden has a traditional design with brick walkways laid out geometrically and anchored by garden sculpture, seating, and a garden house.
Person(s) and organization(s) associated with the property include: Kevin Mangan of Rosedale Nurseries (landscape planner, 1990-present).
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The folder includes a work sheet and features plan.
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Smithsonian Gardens, PO Box 37012, Capital Gallery, Suite 3300, MRC 506, Washington, DC 20013-7012
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