Mount Desert Land and Garden Preserve, The

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United States of America - Maine - Seal Harbor

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BGCI Member: No

About the Mount Desert Land and Garden Preserve, The

The mission of the Mount Desert Land and Garden Preserve is to preserve, for public enjoyment, the aesthetic and spiritual heritage of certain horticultural and natural landscapes on Mount Desert Island.

The Land and Garden Preserve includes the Asticou Azalea Garden, Thuya Garden and Lodge, and the Asticou Terraces and Landing.

Main Address:
Mount Desert Land and Garden Preserve, The
P.O. Box 208
Seal Harbor
Maine 04675 United States of America

Telephone: (207) 276-3727
Fax: (207) 276-4054
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Rodney Eason, Executive Director
    Curator's Name: Cassie Banning, Director of Farm and Gardens
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Grace Brown, Plant Recorder

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1971
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 44.2922040
    Longitude: -68.2278400
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Asticou Azalea Garden Thuya Garden and Lodge Asticou Terraces and Landing
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Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes

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