The gardens of Sprain Brook Farm, surround a home built in 1750. Established in 1970, the gardens have evolved over time to complement the farm house and barn on the property. Garden features include a silver foliage herb garden growing around a sundial, a crow's foot pattern Colonial garden, a salad garden under a pair of espaliered pear trees, an old rose garden near a pond, and a large perennial border.
The garden also features a number of Bill Heise metal sculptures and five bridges over waterways.
The garden has been featured on The Garden Conservancy tours.
Persons associated with the garden include: Sherman Hollister (dates unknown), John S. Hammond (dates unknown), Theodore Pomeroy (dates unknown), Georgia Middlebrook (garden designer, 1970-present).
The folder includes worksheets and a drawing of the feautures of the garden.
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: firstname.lastname@example.org