How to use Arboretum in a sentence
Including the arboretum, their total area did not then exceed 1 i acres.
The gardens proper, which originally contained only about II acres, were subsequently increased to 75 acres, and the pleasure grounds or arboretum adjoining extend to 270 acres.
There is a fine arboretum in the botanical gardens at Ottawa, in Canada (65 acres).
By common consent the arboretum in the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew is one of the finest in the world.
Having served his apprenticeship as gardener from the age of fifteen, and himself constructed a large lake when gardener to Battlesden in 1821, he was in 1823 employed in the arboretum at Chiswick, the seat of the duke of Devonshire, and eventually became superintendent of the duke's gardens and grounds at Chatsworth, and manager of his Derbyshire estates.Advertisement
According to another point of view, an arboretum should be constructed with regard to picturesque beauty rather than systematically, although it is admitted that for scientific purposes a systematic arrangement is a sine qua non.
Four years later the pleasure grounds and gardens at Kew occupied by the king of Hanover were given to the nation and placed under the care of Sir William for the express purpose of being converted into an arboretum.
Recreation grounds include a picturesque arboretum, Reed's Wood and Palpey Park.
Weyers Cave Campus - Between the cities of Staunton and Harrisonburg, the main campus has an arboretum, a meeting center, a fine arts building and a student union, plus traditional classroom buildings.
A large proportion of the total acreage (288) of the Gardens is monopolized by the arboretum.Advertisement
If you are visiting the arboretum perhaps you could take a few things with you and do a spot of maintenance?
The trees which survived the experiment will be soon be replanted to a new arboretum within the Expo area.
Their public commemoration in the new memorial in the national memorial arboretum is very fitting.
Not only that, the local arboretum where I like to play is closed every evening at 5 instead of staying open till dusk.
It is home to an impressive arboretum and ornate glasshouses, not to mention some of the rarest plants in the world.Advertisement
Spring time brings a cacophony of birdsong which is particularly notable in the arboretum after the arrival of the migrant population.
The Friends ' quarterly magazine, which is now in full color, contains articles about the Arboretum, trees, plants, gardens.
Besides the numerous attractions in downtown Chicago, you can stay near the outlet mall and visit places like the Air Classics Museum of Aviation in Sugar Grove, The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, the SciTech Hands on Museum in Aurora and more.
For example, if you are working with children you might consider taking a field trip to a local park or arboretum and helping them improve their composition and exposure using natural subjects.
Carolina. It was grown in English gardens in 1780, but apparently lost to cultivation until reintroduced to Kew from Arnold Arboretum in 1902.Advertisement
The University of Kentucky near Lexington, for example, has a beautiful arboretum and demonstration vegetable garden, and the staff loves to share their knowledge of raised bed gardening with visitors.
The San Francisco Botanical Garden - This park within a park, formerly called the Strybing Arboretum, is a 55-acre collection of over 5600 plant species.
A true Mecca for family entertainment, Washington Park holds not only the city's children's museum, but also the Oregon Zoo, Forestry Center, Hoyt Arboretum, a rose and Japanese garden along with an acclaimed playground.
Professor Bayley Balfour, F.R.S., the Regius Keeper of the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh, has described an arboretum as a living collection of species and varieties of trees and shrubs arranged after some definite method - it may be properties, or uses, or some other principle - but usually after that of natural likeness.
In this more general respect, an arboretum or woodland affords shelter, improves local climate, renovates bad soils, conceals objects unpleasing to the eye, heightens the effect of what is agreeable and graceful, and adds value, artistic and other, to the landscape.Advertisement
It was the birthplace of John Claudius London (1783-1843), the landscape gardener and writer on horticulture, whose Arboretum et Fruticetum Britannicum still ranks as an authority.
Harold had an amazing enthusiasm for plants and soon embarked upon the ambitious task of creating an arboretum.
Back on earth, explore the 35 acre arboretum with over 2000 species of trees and shrubs.
Set in 30 acres of parkland and boasts an established arboretum with over 300 trees, including some of the rarest in Britain.
The garden has a good number of mature trees, as well as a newly planted arboretum that provide good autumn color.Advertisement
A small arboretum leads into the woodland area with a non-alkaline soil.