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By S. Jane von Trapp,Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens,Hilary B. Forsyth,Foreword by Alice B. Smith

ISBN-10: 1467125016

ISBN-13: 9781467125017

ISBN-10: 1540215083

ISBN-13: 9781540215086

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens follows the historical past of this beautiful Stamford, Connecticut, gem from its genesis as a tree examine lab and a coaching college for arborists to today�s ninety three acres of irreplaceable open area. It highlights the simplest of what Connecticut�s local panorama has to supply: exceptional award-winning champion timber, captivating gardens, wildflower meadows, pink maple wetlands and boardwalks, forest strolling trails, various natural world, and local habitats. because the unique domestic of Francis A. Bartlett, the founding father of the F.A. Bartlett Tree professional corporation, the grounds have been constructed along with his favourite bushes, together with nut bushes, small flowering timber, and conifers, from worldwide. this can be a interesting tale in regards to the passing of the valuables from Bartlett to the kingdom of Connecticut to town of Stamford, the loads of volunteers who've recommended and toiled to maintain the arboretum attractive and available to the general public, and the amazing century-old plants.

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