United States of America, New Jersey, Morris County, Morristown
Gleason Garden (Morristown, New Jersey)
This garden was located in the post-World War II Robert Morris Park development in Morristown, New Jersey. Shrubs, trees, ground cover plants, a lawn, and a patio for outdoor living complemented the contemporary-style house. The landscape design was by Nelva M. Weber.
The folder includes worksheets and photocopies of published images and a book excerpt about Robert Morris Park.
Garden has been featured in Nelva M. Weber, How to Plan Your Own Home Landscape (Indianapolis/New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1976), pp. 171 and 173, in David Barrows, "37 Good Ideas for Your Garden," Home Garden (September 1967), p. 27, in "History of Housing in the U.S. 1930-1980," (1982) by Joseph B. Mason, and in John Burton Brimer, "The Outdoor Living Room," Flower Grower-The Home Garden Magazine, vol. 52, no. 6 (June 1965), p.36