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  • Having served his apprenticeship as gardener from the age of fifteen, and himself constructed a large lake when gardener to Battlesden in 1821, he was in 1823 employed in the arboretum at Chiswick, the seat of the duke of Devonshire, and eventually became superintendent of the duke's gardens and grounds at Chatsworth, and manager of his Derbyshire estates.
  • To the north of the Water of Leith lie Inverleith Park, the Arboretum and the Royal Botanical Garden.
  • See Gordon's Pinetum; Loiseleur-Deslongchamps, Histoire du cbdre du Liban (Paris, 1838); Loudon, Arboretum Britannicum, vol.
  • It was the birthplace of John Claudius London (1783-1843), the landscape gardener and writer on horticulture, whose Arboretum et Fruticetum Britannicum still ranks as an authority.
  • ARBORETUM, the name given to that part of a garden or park which is reserved for the growth and display of trees.

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