Browsing by Subject "History- public garden"

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  • Varley, Elizabeth (University of Delaware, 1995)
    The name du Pont is closely associated with fine gardens and gardening expertise, especially to those horticulturists living in the Brandywine Valley of southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware. Not only have family ...
  • Ney, Betsey (University of Delaware, 1988-12)
  • Libby, Valencia (University of Delaware, 1984-06)
    In 1956, the Garden Club of America awarded Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1969) their Medal of Honor with the following dedication, "In the estimation of fellow horticulturists Mr. du Pont is granted to be one of the best, ...
  • Benjamin, Joan (University of Delaware, 1990-08)
    New Guinea Impatiens is an important ornamental crop in the United States and Europe. In the United States they are quickly approaching the total market value of Geraniums and major growers feel their popularity has not ...
  • Binnie, William (University of Delaware, 1992-12)
    Proper research, documentation, and dissemination of historical information is essential to understanding the basis and future direction of any landmark institution. In the case of Pierre S. du Pont's Longwood Gardens, ...
  • Nace, Gregory (University of Delaware, 1987-06)
    The American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta, Inc. (AABGA) has played a significant role in the development of horticulture in the United States. It is the only organization which has continuously represented ...
  • Tschanz, Eric (University of Delaware, 1977-06)
    Our gardens contain many exotic plants imported in a variety of ways. The earliest ornamental plant exchanges resulted from the efforts of private individuals: John Bartram , Benjamin Franklin, and others, in the ...
  • Roberts, Frederick (University of Delaware, 1971-05)
    The development of horticulture on the Peirce property is significant both in its historical aspects and in its relation to the subsequent development of Longwood Gardens. The original land grant to George Pearce in 1700 ...
  • Gutowski, Robert (University of Delaware, 1988-12)
    Humphry Marshall (1722-1801), author of the first American botanical imprint, Arbustum Americanum: The American Grove ... (Philadelphia, 1785), established at his Chester County, Pennsylvania home what is generally regarded ...
  • Scheu, Diane (University of Delaware, 1996-05)
    Horticulture in theme parks has taken many roles since the earliest days of the amusement industry. These roles have included pleasure gardens in which other attractions were set, exhibits at world's fairs and incidental ...

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