Sentence Examples

  • The gardens proper, which originally contained only about II acres, were subsequently increased to 75 acres, and the pleasure grounds or arboretum adjoining extend to 270 acres.
  • Including the arboretum, their total area did not then exceed 1 i acres.
  • In the United States the Arnold Arboretum at Boston ranks with Kew for size and completeness.
  • To the north of the Water of Leith lie Inverleith Park, the Arboretum and the Royal Botanical Garden.
  • Professor Bayley Balfour, F.R.S., the Regius Keeper of the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh, has described an arboretum as a living collection of species and varieties of trees and shrubs arranged after some definite method - it may be properties, or uses, or some other principle - but usually after that of natural likeness.