Centenary: Plane Tree Avenue

2008-11-09 00:00

Mick Marriott (left), the grandson of William Edward Marriott, the curator who planted the avenue of plane trees in the Botanical Gardens a century ago, was at the Botanical Gardens on Saturday evening to celebrate its 100th year. He and present curator Brian Tarr toast the celebrations after planting a Celtis durandi, or white stinkwood, in the courtyard of the new restaurant.

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