Garden Conservancy


Garden Conservancy

The Garden Conservancy is a nonprofit American organization dedicated to preserving exceptional American gardens.

The Conservancy was founded in 1989, and has since helped a number of American gardens to develop their preservation strategies, organizational structures, and funding plans. In some cases, the Conservancy takes the lead in transitioning the garden to a sustainable, nonprofit status. Current projects include:

* Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California
* The Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek, California
* The Chase Garden, Orting, Washington
* The Fells, the John Hay National Wildlife Refuge, Newbury, New Hampshire
* Greenwood Gardens, Short Hills, New Jersey
* The John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden, Mill Neck, New York
* Montrose, Hillsborough, North Carolina
* Peckerwood Garden, Hempstead, Texas
* Rocky Hills, Mount Kisco, New York
* George Schoellkopf’s garden, Washington, Cconnecticut
* Steepletop, Austerlitz, New York
* Van Vleck House and Gardens, Montclair, New Jersey
* Yew Dell Gardens, Crestwood, Kentucky Since 1995 the Conservancy has sponsored "open days" at thousands of private gardens across the United States, during which times the public can visit gardens not generally open for viewing.

External links

* [http://www.gardenconservancy.org/ The Garden Conservancy]


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