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Sprain Brook Farm, 1987

Middlebrook Farm
Garden designer:
Middlebrook, Georgia
Former owner:
Pomroy, Ted
Hammond, John S
Hollister, Sherman
Physical description:
1 folder+ 5 35mm slides (photographs)
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Connecticut, Washington
Connecticut
Washington
Sprain Brook Farm (Washington, Connecticut)
Date:
1987
Notes:
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).
Summary:
The folder includes worksheets and a drawing of the feautures of the garden.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
CT138000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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