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Askew Garden, ca. 1960-1976

Landscape architect:
Stege, Friede
Former owner:
Askew, Iris W.
Physical description:
1 folder+ 19 safety film negatives; 4 photographic prints
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Connecticut, Fairfield County, New Canaan
Connecticut
New Canaan
Askew Garden (New Canaan, Connecticut)
Date:
1960
1960-1976
ca 1960-1976
Notes:
This New Canaan, Connecticut, garden was designed by landscape architect Friede Stege. Elements include a gravel courtyard flanked by flagstone walkways, a pond accented with a sculptural fountain, and climbing wisteria framing the architecture of the residence. Plantings include birch and pine trees, philodendron and geranium.
Persons associated with the garden include: Friede Stege (landscape architect).
Summary:
The folder includes worksheets and a photocopy of the garden's entry in the 1967 Garden Club of America "Visiting Gardens Guide."
Publications:
Garden has been featured in Nelva M. Weber, How to Plan Your Own Home Landscape (Indianapolis/New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1976), p. 255
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
CT304000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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