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Sprain Brook Farm, 1987

Middlebrook Farm
Garden designer:
Middlebrook, Georgia
Former owner:
Pomroy, Ted
Hammond, John S
Hollister, Sherman
Provenance:
Washington Garden Club
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
Restrictions:
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: aag@si.edu
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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