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Yew Dell Botanical Gardens (March 2012)

  • July 1, 2013
In honor of Yew Dell's 10th birthday, we are delighted to announce that this fall, we'll break ground on a stunning collection of brand new horticulture facilities; greenhouse, nurseries, headhouse; even event space around the new greenhouse. The project will be headlined by a new solar/geothermal greenhouse complete with green…

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AGPA Newsletter (March 2008)

  • July 1, 2013
For 75 years now, "Rough" has been mispronounced, but that hasn't impeded Rough Brothers' huge success. Founded in 1932, Rough Brothers' original business focus was greenhouse maintenance and repair. But things are far different today. Company growth has been steady, if not explosive in recent years as the breadth of…

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Resource Magazine (June/July 2006)

  • July 1, 2013
The Rough Brothers R - House greenhouse system,created for research and teaching applications, was designed from the inside out to provide flexibility of space utilization and equipment installation and a higher levelof  enclosure performance than previously available. A rigid frame structure is the foundation,with shade and vent opera­ tors mounted…

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AABGA (December 2004)

  • July 1, 2013
Chicago’s Garfield Park Conservatory Palm House has been rebuilt to its iconic status among historic public conservatories. From the 1960s to the early 1990s the 1.8-acre Conservatory suffered from deferred maintenance and was failing. What Jens Jensen had called his “landscape art under glass” wasthreatened. This trend has now been…

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Aergc Newsletter (Autumn 2004)

  • July 1, 2013
Master landscape architect Jens Jen­sen's  monumental  achievement, the 184-acre Garfield Park Conservatory has again been restored to its former shimmering "landscape  art  under glass" status thanks to a benevolent combination of commerce,  politics and Rough Brothers Conservatory Division. Located  in Garfield Park, lllinois. just minutes south of downtown Chicago, the…

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Chicago Greenscapes (Winter 2003)

  • July 1, 2013
Built  as  part  of  the  original Garfield Park Conservatory in 1907, the Palm House was designed by Jens Jensen to represent a giant haystack glistening in the farm field. Jensen was a leader in the 'prairie' style and featured many idealized el­ ements of the rustic Midwest, its farms and…

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