Botanic Garden Intern Tobin Porter-Brown '09 Hampshire College

Summer Research Project 2008

Design for a Native Tree Arboretum

Research and design a Native Tree Arboretum to replace an open grassy meadow on Smith property next to Paradise Pond. Develop species list including site requirements, flower and foliage features, mature size, and native range. Site analysis including soil character, elevation and drainage information. Evaluation of existing plant materials for removal/preservation. Slated for installation summer 2009.


Tobin Porter-Brown '09 Hampshire College