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Apple Trees ca. 1955-2006

Landscape architect:
Bowditch, Ernest W
Provenance:
North Shore Garden Club
Physical description:
2 folders+ 13 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Massachusetts, Essex County, Manchester
Massachusetts
Manchester-by-the-Sea
Apple Trees (Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts)
Date:
1955
1955-2006
ca 1955-2006
Notes:
The layout of the original estate is primarily intact, with several new garden areas added by the current owners. The original sunken formal garden from the early twentieth century was re designed and simplified in the mid-1980s; and renovated again in the 1990s. Newer garden gardens (ca. 1998-2004) include a cottage garden, a parterre rose garden, a shady shed garden, and a kitchen garden. The property includes original old specimen trees and shrubs--most at least 75 years old. .
Persons and organizations associated with the property include: Gerard Bement (former owner, 1896-1903); Stephen Van Rensselaer and Henrietta Grew Crosby (former owners, 1903-1957); Mr. and Mrs. George Carr (former owners, 1957-1963); Mrs. and Mrs. Parsons (former owners, 1963-1968); Dr. Richard Head (former owner, 1968-1972); Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kaloost (former owners (1972-1980); Morrison & Rockley (builders, 1896); Ernest W. Bowditch (landscape architect, ca. 1910); Bruno Toss (head gardener, ca. 1925-1958); and Louise Jewett (garden designer, ca. 1985).
Summary:
The folders include a work sheet, site plans, sample plant list, and copies of articles.
Topic:
Cottage gardens
Raised bed gardening
Formal gardens
Sunken gardens
Vegetable gardening
Rose gardens
Gardens
Local number:
MA140000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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