Browsing by Subject "Longwood Gardens"

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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)
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Still, Shannon (University of Delaware, 2002)
    Meconopsis betonicifolia Franch. And M. grandis Prain are members of the Papaveraceae L. native to the Himalayan mountains. These species and the hybrids derived from them are especially prized as ornamentals for their ...
  • Eason, Rodney (University of Delaware, 2002)
    The goal of this thesis research was to determine if plants from central Chile have potential as display plants at Longwood Gardens. A literature review was completed to select target plants from Chile. A list of ...
  • Camenga, Daniel (University of Delaware, 2003)
    This research investigated the impact of visitor benefits at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Surveys were developed in three stages. An exploratory phase (February, 2002) in which employees and volunteers ...

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