1954/02/11: Clarence E. Godshalk to Sterling Morton
Copyright statement: Copyright restrictions applying to use or reproduction of this image are available from the Sterling Morton Library, The Morton Arboretum. For more information, please visit our ABOUT section or complete and submit this form.

1954/02/11: Clarence E. Godshalk to Sterling Morton


3.84471
Typescript













typescript:  2 pages. No letterhead. Signed in typescript
Digitized
Original
(Item)
2 sheets
Document
February 11 1954
Although Godshalk has received drawing of the proposed planting at the James C. King Home, he has not had time to study it  and will write to Mr. Mc Clave after studying it. The note which Mr. Morton received from Mr. Nordine is part of a stationery packet with sketches by Mrs. Watts of four Arboretum views now sold at the Arboretum for one dollar. Working on research project to study planting around hedges;  testing will be done on distance of plants, trimming and fertilizing hedges. Cultivating to be done in and around plants or beds to avoid washing on a hillside. Wants to get testing areas properly developed this year and would hold Field Day next year when better prepared for a more successful event. Received Porter-Cable hedgeshears and will cut hedges in dormant stage;  will report to Mr. Morton after one month's use. Also checked with Mr. Waland about the chain jumping the track;  Mr. Weland will check with the factory to find a possible remedy. 
Morton, Sterling (received by)
English
Copyright statement: Copyright restrictions applying to use or reproduction of this image are available from the Sterling Morton Library, The Morton Arboretum. For more information, please visit our ABOUT section or complete and submit this form.