2016 Preservation News

In November, our preservation team visits Peckerwood Garden in Hempstead, TX, to monitor our recently signed conservation easement with the garden.

The McLaughlin Garden & Homestead in Paris, ME, begins work to expand, enhance, and connect the garden with a neighboring property.

Our preservation partnership with the Chicago Parks Foundation and the Chicago Park District to revitalize the Jens Jensen Formal Garden is covered in the November/December issue of American Gardener.

We announce our partnership with Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson to plan the revitalization of Blithewood Garden, located on their campus.

Chase Garden is voted Best Place to Send a Guest in Seattle.

In October, we join a growing number of organizations supporting the preservation of the Enid A. Haupt Garden at the Smithsonian Institution in the heart of the nation's capital.

October 5, we announce our partnership with the Chicago Park District and the Chicago Parks Foundation to revitalize the Jens Jensen Formal Garden in Chicago in a joint press release.

The Ruth Bancroft Garden announces receipt of a Garden Conservancy grant for the building of a new Visitor and Education Center.

Greenwood Gardens gets two new beehive colonies in collaboration with Overlook Medical Center in Springfield, NJ.

Hortulus Farm and the Michener Art Museum present sculptures by James Fuhrman at Hortulus from June through October.

Manitoga features the illuminated paintings of Peter Bynum in "Ecstatic Light," their 2016 Artist Residency installation.

John Fairey of Peckerwood Garden receives the American Horticultural Society's Liberty Hyde Bailey Award.

In April, the Friends of Mukai group is awarded possession of the Mukai House & Gardens.

John Fairey, creator of Peckerwood Garden in Texas, wins 2016 Place Maker award from the Foundation for Landscape Studies.

New conservation easement protecs the future of Peckerwood Garden and its collection of more than 3,000 species of rare and endangered plants.