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Author(s):Riggs, Nancy
Author Affiliation:Freelance writer
Title:"Shaw's Garden" still an oasis in St. Louis: Century-old botanical showplace
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Source:Turf: Central. Vol. 5, No. 6 [7], July 1994, p. 10-11, 13-14, 16.
# of Pages:5
Publishing Information:St. Johnsbury, VT: NEF Publishing Co.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Ornamental gardens; Facility profile; Low maintenance landscape; Equipment; Festuca arundinacea; Traffic; Fertilization; Mowing; Flowers; Turf as an educational resource
Facility Names:Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO
Abstract/Contents:Describes the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis, Missouri, which was founded by Henry Shaw in 1868. "The 79-acre garden features a wide array of native and exotic plants and trees...There are not only magnificent ornamental and practical plants, but also excellent examples of attractive turf designed with a low-maintenance approach." Also describes all of the gardens and facilities included in the Missouri Botanical Garden, and the maintenance practices specific to the garden.
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Riggs, N. 1994. "Shaw's Garden" still an oasis in St. Louis: Century-old botanical showplace. Turf: Centr. 5(6 [7]):p. 10-11, 13-14, 16.
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