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Hull Garden, ca. 1960-1967

Former owners:
Hull, William Mr. Mrs.
Physical description:
1 folder+ 8 safety film negatives; 1 photographic print
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Connecticut, New Haven County, Woodbridge
Connecticut
Woodbridge
Hull Garden (Woodbridge, Connecticut)
Date:
1960
1960-1967
ca 1960-1967
Notes:
Although the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Hull was well-landscaped with azaleas, mountain laurel, and rhododendron, it was their unique glass-sided dining room with attached greenhouse that attracted photographer Molly Adams. A wide range of plants from cacti to orchids to bonsai found a home in these interior spaces, which were large enough to provide variations in light, temperature, and humidity. Separate furnaces and humidifiers for the plant-dining room and greenhouse, as well as a super-slat structure over the gardening end of the house, facilitated the provision of specialized conditions for the plants. The overall result was one of lush variety ranging from gardenias to rosemary to staghorn ferns and a plant collection that garnered numerous awards for its owners.
Persons associated with the garden include Mr. and Mrs. William Hull (former owners, ca. 1960-1967).
Summary:
The folder includes worksheets, a photocopy of an article featuring the indoor garden, and other information.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in Molly Adams, "Living with Plants," [unidentified periodical], September 1967, pp. 34-35+
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
CT341000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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