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Sealy Garden, 2010-2011, 2013

Former owner:
Heath, Richard
Heath, Jinger
Landscape designer:
Moore, Marshall
Provenance:
Founders Garden Club of Dallas
Physical description:
2 folders+ 19 35mm slides (photographs); 2 photographic prints
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Texas, Dallas County, Dallas
Texas
Dallas
Sealy Garden (Dallas, Texas)
Date:
2010
2010-2011
2010-2011, 2013
Notes:
In 2005, the current owners acquired a home in a new suburb, the Broadmoor Parks Addition, established in 2002 or 2003. Their 1.2 acre property offered the new owners the chance to develop its garden features. The formal garden is composed of long stretches of lawns, clipped hedges, and stone garden walks. Magnolias add shade to the property, and azaleas are well established. Lawns surround the property, bordering the circle drive at the home's entrance, and growing adjacent to the family's pool at the rear of the estate. Numerous planter boxes at the rear of the property create visual interest through their varying heights, establishing a more complex topography for this naturally flat sight.
Fennel and dill plantings and their blossoms attract butterflies in the spring.
Garden features include a brick fountain, a bronze sculpture fountain ("Fauna Flutur"), a wall fountain, gated arbor, shaded slate terrace, and a waterfall.
Persons associated with the garden include: Richard and Jinger Heath (former owners, 2003-2005); Marshall Moore (landscape designer, 2003?).
Summary:
The folder includes worksheets photocopies of articles and other information.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
TX097000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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