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  • JGarden - Gardens
    Name Old Westbury Gardens Alternate Name Address 71 Old Westbury Road Mailing Address P O Box 430 City Old Westbury State New York Postal Code 11568 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 40 775175 long 73 602907 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 1 516 333 0048 Fax 1 516 333 6807 E Mail Contact Designer s Contruction Date Site built 1906 Public Private PUBLIC Hours Daily 10 00am 5 00pm except Tuesdays Closed Thanksgiving Dec 22 April 29 Admission Adults 6 00 Children Ages 6 12 3 00 Added to JGarden 4 3 2001 Last Updated 4 3 2001 JGarden Description This 88 acre site is primarily an English garden and is considered the finest in the U S It has a small section known as the Japanese garden From web site Old Westbury Gardens listed on the National Register of Historic Places is the former home of John S Phipps and his wife Margarita Grace Phipps Built in 1906 by the English designer George A Crawley the magnificent Charles II style mansion is nestled amid 150 acres featuring carefully planned formal gardens and landscaped grounds interspersed with woodlands ponds and lakes Westbury House with its grand architectural features and

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=348 (2016-02-11)
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    Postal Code 96741 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 21 959777 long 159 516858 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 1 808 332 8182 Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Contruction Date 1968 Public Private PUBLIC Hours Tours daily at 9 30 10 30 11 30 12 30 1 30 Closed Thanksgiving Christmas New Year s Admission Adults 10 Children 5 age 5 12 Added to JGarden 4 3 2001 Last

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=454 (2016-02-11)
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    Manono Street Mailing Address City Hilo State Hawaii Postal Code 93720 Country UNITED STATES Latitude Longitude lat 19 718111 long 155 072945 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone 1 808 935 8318 Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Contruction Date Established 1960 Public Private PUBLIC Hours Daily 9 00am 5 00pm Closed Thanksgiving Christmas New Year s Admission No admission fee Added to JGarden 7 8 2000 Last Updated 4 3

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=304 (2016-02-11)
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    s Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission Added to JGarden 8 26 2003 Last Updated 8 26 2003 JGarden Description The 360 room Pagoda Hotel is celebrated locally and internationally for the value of its accommodations its convenient location in the heart of Honolulu just 2 miles from Waikiki and the spectacular ponds of Koi fish inhabiting the ponds that surround the award winning Pagoda Floating Restaurant The hotel

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=612 (2016-02-11)
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    JGarden changes and news Subscribe to our monthly newsletter Park and Tilford Gardens Name Park and Tilford Gardens Park and Tilford Gardens British Columbia Photo Robert Cheetham Alternate Name Address 440 333 Brooksbank Avenue SW corner of shopping centre Mailing Address City North Vancouver State British Columbia Postal Code V7J3S8 Country CANADA Latitude Longitude lat 49 30828 long 123 04333 Find Gardens Nearby Phone 1 604 984 8200 Fax 1 604 984 6094 E Mail Contact Designer s Contruction Date 1969 Public Private PUBLIC Hours 9 30 7pm daily Admission no admission fee Added to JGarden 1 1 1998 Last Updated 6 21 2001 JGarden Description This varied garden is sponsored by the merchants of the Park and Tilford Shopping Centre It was established by Schenley s Distilleries in 1969 to demonstrate quality plant selections and possible design solutions to incorporate into personal gardens There is a staff on site that runs general gardening classes and can answer questions There are several sub gardens including Italianate pergola and a botanical garden The Asian garden is actually a melange of Japanese and Chinese elements as if constructed using a checklist The construction materials are of only moderate quality and the composition

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    79 947735 Find Gardens Nearby Weather Phone Fax E Mail Contact Designer s Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Tuesday Sunday 9 am 5 pm closed Mondays Admission Adults 6 00 Senior Citizens 5 00 Students with ID 4 00 Children 2 12 3 00 Under 2 FREE Members FREE Added to JGarden 2 1 1999 Last Updated 7 8 2000 JGarden Description As part of your conservatory admission you

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=367 (2016-02-11)
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    to JGarden 6 26 2001 Last Updated 6 26 2001 JGarden Description The garden was built with the assistance of Pine Bluff s Sister City Iwai Japan It is located in the Civic Center A Pair of Stones Two chunks of gray green stone their shapes grotesque and unsightly wholly unfit for practical uses ordinary people despise them leave them untouched Formed in the time of primal chaos they took their place at the mouth of Lake Taihu ten thousand ages resting by the lakeshore in one morning coming into my hands Pole bearers have brought them to my prefectural office where I wash and scrub away mud and stains The hollows are black deeply scarred in mist crevices green with the rich hue of moss Aged dragons coiled to form their feet old swords stuck in for the crown I suddenly wonder if they didn t plummet from Heaven so different from anything in this human realm One will do to prop up my lute one to be a reservoir for my wine The tip of one shoots up several yards the other has a hollow will hold a gallon of liquid My five stringed instrument leaning on the

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=460 (2016-02-11)
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    E Mail Contact Designer s Construction Period Public Private PUBLIC Hours Admission no admission Added to JGarden 1 1 1998 Last Updated 5 9 2001 JGarden Description Polson Park is a large recreation and leisure park on the south end of Vernon You ll have to drive through some winding roads to find the Japanese garden which is carved out of the southeast corner of the park The space is shaped rather like a penninsula of land surrounded by an asphalt road on three sides Ducks geese and pigeons jam the road with more congestion than an urban highway during rush hour Five enormous willow trees separate the garden from a large lawn and the rest of the park The center of the garden is dominated by a moderately sized pond with a pebble beach at one end What impressed me most about this garden was the attempt to integrate native species with Japanese varieties But on the whole it s not been well maintained and the quality of the construction leaves much to be desired The pond in the center of the garden has poor circulation The base of the pond is relatively cheap cement It looks like there were a couple of bridges originally but only a cement one remains The second one has only its abuttments to speak for its former presence The conifers have been trimmed but in an amateurish fashion leaving them looking gangly and awkward rather than graceful The builders of this garden undoubtedly had grand ambitions but the garden s location at the far end little traveled corner of a very large park attests to the lack of political and financial clout necessary to maintain such a structure Despite being a small town Vernon does boast some attractions other than Polson Park and

    Original URL path: http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=216 (2016-02-11)
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