Greenhouses - Longwood Gardens - Kennett Square, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
N 39° 52.267 W 075° 40.482
18S E 442299 N 4413670
Quick Description: “Longwood Gardens is the living legacy of Pierre S. du Pont, inspiring people through excellence in garden design, horticulture, education and the arts.”
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 7/25/2015 6:22:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMP9GP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever
Views: 4

Long Description:
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"Making the impossible possible... this is the spirit that led Pierre S. du Pont to build his first conservatory so that he could enjoy fresh produce in the winter. Today, that same spirit takes our gardeners and researchers to the far reaches of the globe in search of new and exciting plant species...There’s little doubt that maintaining a garden the size of Longwood is a monumental task. Now imagine having to also raise the plants that are used in these gardens. Few people realize that 75 percent of the plants used in our displays are raised on site. Each year, we produce upward of 110,000 plants that encompass 1,000 different varieties."
Type of Greenhouse: Other

If you selected Other - describe it.: Non-profit Conservatory and Gardens

What is the shape of this greenhouse: Other

If you selected Other shape please describe it: Multiple buildings - glass walls and roof

Type of Cover: Not listed

Unique features: Not listed

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