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Word: arboretum

Definition: place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited


Sentences Containing 'arboretum'

A passage close to the old arboretum in the north of the Grand Parterre leads to the large "Botanical Garden" of Munich.
Arboretum at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Bank Hall is surrounded by of gardens, parkland and an arboretum created by George Anthony Legh Keck.
Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park is an arboretum located in the hamlet of Great River, New York on Long Island.
Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park is one of the last remaining estates on the South Shore of Long Island.
Charles Sprague Sargent, director of the Arnold Arboretum advised in developing the extensive conifer collection north of the carriage house.
Director Léon Pardé greatly expanded the arboretum between 1919-1934, primarily by addition of specimens from the Far East. Systematic collections and an ornamental collection were begun in 1894 and 1941 respectively.
In 1866 his heirs sold 67 hectares to the nation, on which was established a forestry school, and in 1873 Constant Gouet, the arboretum's first director, began the geographic collection on 3 hectares.
In 1980 the arboretum was augmented with a national collection of hydrangeas, which now contains approximately 750 taxa.
James Frederick Dawson (1874 – 1941) was an American landscape architect. His father, Jackson Thornton Dawson, was superintendent of the Arnold Arboretum, and Dawson himself was actually born in the arboretum.
Major sections of the arboretum are as follows:
Queen Anne Cottage and Coach Barn is a National Register of Historic Places structure (site #80000804) and a California Historical Landmark (#367) on the grounds of the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden in Arcadia, California.
Since 1988 the arboretum has been an official part of the college.
Some of its larger collections include sites at Omaha's Metropolitan Community College at Fort Omaha, Joslyn Castle, Swanson Science Park, the Blair Community Arboretum (Steyer Park, Black Elk Park, and the Dana College campus), Gilman Park Arboretum in Pierce, and Clemmons Park Arboretum in Fremont.
Strutt is probably best known for his gift to the people of Derby of the Arboretum, which was designed to give instruction and be a place for exercise and entertainment; it is also recorded as the first public park in England.
The arboretum also contains a major herbarium of more than 350,000 specimens dating from the 19th and 20th centuries.
The Arboretum at the University of California, Santa Cruz, also called the UCSC Arboretum, is an arboretum located on the campus of the University of California, Santa Cruz, in Santa Cruz, California in the United States.
The arboretum dates back to 1896, or earlier, when its first Douglas fir ("Pseudotsuga menziesii") plantations were created to investigate their uses in local forestry.
The Arboretum Freiburg-Günterstal (about 100 hectares) is an arboretum maintained by the University of Freiburg.
The arboretum gardens and plant communities are as follows:
The Arboretum Gaston Allard (7 hectares), also known as the Arboretum d'Angers and formerly the Arboretum de la Maulévrie, is a municipal arboretum located at 9, rue du Château d’Orgement, Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France.
The arboretum is located at 41.44893, -87.153329.
The Arboretum national des Barres (35 hectares) is a national arboretum located in Nogent-sur-Vernisson, Loiret, Centre, France.
The Arboretum of South Barrington is a shopping mall that opened in the Fall of 2008 in the Chicago suburb of South Barrington, Illinois.
The Arboretum officially started in 1964 with about 90 species of eucalyptus.
The arboretum opened to the public in 1984 and in 2003 was designated a "Jardin Remarquable" by the French ministry of culture.
The Arboretum site has remarkable climatic and topographic diversity and a wide variety of soils, since the underlying rocks include granite, schist, limestone, and several sandstones.
The arboretum was begun in 1863 by botanist Gaston Allard (1838-1918) within the closerie Maulévrie, which was then his home.
The Arboretum was founded in the 1990s as an effort to preserve the natural beauty of Northwest Indiana.
The arboretum was started in 1978, and is an affiliate of the Center for Plant Conservation.
The arboretum, for cultivating plants, was started during his tenure.
The are botanical gardens with arboretum operated by the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Science.
The Botanische Gärten der Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (6.5 hectares open to public, 3 hectares private), also known as the Botanischer Garten Bonn, is a botanical garden and arboretum maintained by the University of Bonn.
The garden also contains an arboretum of about 250 types of trees and shrubs.
The grounds encompass an arboretum and nature trails.
The Halton Grove at the National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas in Staffordshire is also maintained by the Old Haltonians.
The history of the Garden begins in 1903, when Professor William Chambers Coker began planting trees and shrubs on the central campus (now Coker Arboretum).
The John R. Rodman Arboretum (10 acres, or 40,000 m²) is located on the campus of Pitzer College in Claremont, California, USA.
The location is near the Nichols Arboretum, and less than mile (1.2 km) from the university.
The most notable location in the area is Winkworth Arboretum owned and maintained by the National Trust for over the last 60 years.
The Nebraska Statewide Arboretum is an arboretum and botanical garden composed of nearly 100 arboretums, parks, and other public landscapes in 56 communities across Nebraska, and supported by the arboretum office at the University of Nebraska campus in Lincoln, Nebraska.
The park is equipped with a lot of facilities such as a multipurpose playground, an arboretum, a pond, a path up a mountain, a boardwalk, a parking lot etc.
The road and avenue towards Castle Howard, including the arboretum, are here on the left. The five-mile £8.2 million dual carriageway Malton Bypass opened in December 1978.
The Sanitorium flourished in the 1930s, thanks in part to the support of Joy Morton, the owner of the Morton Salt Company and the founder of The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois.
The Sochi Arboretum is a unique collection of subtropical flora and fauna.
The total area is 175 hectares (ca 430 acres), of which most constitutes a nature reserve, Änggården, including an arboretum.
There is also an arboretum with over one hundred species of trees.
Today the arboretum contains about 8,000 specimens representing 2,700 species and varieties; it describes itself as one of the most complete European collections and one of the top ten arboreta in the world.
Today the Arboretum is operated by the Taltree Arboretum Gardens Foundation (formerly the Gabis Family Foundation).
Winkworth Arboretum, with its collection of rare trees and shrubs, is nearby and there are walks through the surrounding hills and along the greensand way.

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