United States of America, Maryland, Baltimore City
Garden of William and Nancy Calk (Baltimore, Maryland)
Located in Baltimore, Maryland, this garden was established in 1980. The garden is planted as a shade, free form or woodland garden with trees and bushes that grow well in the shade including many shade perennials. Since the establishment of the garden in 1980, the owner has added all the perennials and many of the shrubs and bushes.
The land on which this home and garden is located on the former site of the summer house of I. Freeman Rasin who was appointed Naval Officer of Baltimore by President Cleveland in 1886. The property was adjacent to what was then St. Charles College, a seminary.
Persons associated with the garden include Mr. and Mrs. Hildebrand (former owner, 1941), Mr. and Mrs. George Lane (former owner, 1958), Poehlmann's Landscaping (1980), Pinehurst Landscaping Company (1993-1994).