Gardens for Good: Lord & Schryver Conservancy

December 2021 update

The Lord & Schryver Conservancy, in Salem, OR, is using their $5,000 grant for two on-the-ground preservation projects at neighboring gardens designed by Edith Lord and Elizabeth Schryver.

During an extensive rehabilitation at Deepwood Museum & Gardens, sixteen mature Camellia specimens were given a temporary home at Gaiety Hollow, in Salem, OR. Gardens for Good grant funds will enable the Lord & Schryver Conservancy to safely relocate the Kanjiro Camellia, Camellia sasanqua 'Kanjiro'; Pearl Maxwell Camellia, Camellia japonica 'Pearl Maxwell'; and Setsugekka Camellia, Camellia sasanqua 'Setsugekka' to their orginal home. The funds will also enable the Lord & Schryver Conservancy to preserve some of Gaiety Hollow's important hardscapes, including their historic brick pathways and garden retaining walls.

Learn more about Gaiety Hollow.

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Camellia japonica ‘Pearl Maxwell’; photo courtesy of Lord & Schryver Conservancy