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Title Bloomfield Farm/Compton Estate Gardener Notepad (Undated)
Object ID 2010.15.29
Object Name Notebook
Scope & Content Undated. Notepad belonging to John Tonkin, listing address as "Hillcrest Ave, Chestnut Hill, Phila PA.

The notations in the beginning of the notepad are the Latin and common names of sub-tropical plants that were apparently viewed by Tonkin in Palm Beach, Florida. some of the entries contain his comments on the plants.

The pages in the back of the notepad list Arboretum plants (with original "M" numbers), primarily pines, and indicate feeding of plants with bone meal, peat moss and leaf mould [sic]. There are also indications of which trees were pruned. A number of the pages bear the date "December 21", but no year.
Creator Tonkin, John
Collection John Tonkin Memorial Collection
Year Range from 1910
Year Range to 1940