planners preserve the legacy of master gardener Beatrix Farrand
On the cover: A pink
saucer magnolia in Pyne Courtyard chosen by Beatrix Jones Farrand.
Farrand probably encountered the hybrid – a “dependable
bloomer,” according to Princeton’s grounds manager,
James Consolloy – during her travels in Europe, where such
a tree had been discovered in 1826 in a French garden. Photograph
by Ricardo Barros.
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