The Julimar Farm pavilion, (a white, airy structure of glass
and ground-to-roof shutters), designed by Edward Durell Stone,
Sr., gives the effect of floating in a bed of glistening gravel.
The contemporary Southern plantation-style building is surrounded
by gardens designed by Edward Durell Stone, Jr.
The pavilion is a showcase for the debut of the firm's line
of gourmet foods, "bread'n butter gifts," and "packaged
gardens." These products include "Tiki" Hawaiian
instant coffee; Hawaiian pineapple, Marshall strawberry and apricot
jam; various spiced jellies; and such items as Swedish pancake
mix, wild-rice pancake mix, and Rik Rak and Almond 'Oro (almond
and popcorn candy and English toffee).
The pavilion proper is surrounded by a deck which permits
visitors to view all the gardens and decide where to begin the
trip through the gardens.
The exhibit has a series of six separate gardens in the general
The Herb Garden, featuring a Georgetown motif, is designed
so that the blind may touch and scent such fine herbs and spices
as thyme, sage, garlic, basil and parsley.
The oval English Garden has a broad expanse of lawn and is
surrounded by perennials, shrubs and trees. it features a pool
and an exotic bird house.
The Renaissance Garden highlights a clipped evergreen hedge
and formally laid out garden paths, pools, fountains, trees and
shrubs in ornamental shapes, with beds of marble chips edged
A flagstone path leads to the Penthouse and landscaped terrace.
Beyond is a 3/4 scale farm with barn, yard and a pair of matched
live 32 inch high miniature horses.
A crystal stream flows through the entire exhibit. At one
point it leads to a Japanese teahouse with Japanese sculpture,
bonsai and flowering shrubs set among boulders, as well as a
Japanese formal garden of stone.
In the Polynesian area of the exhibit, the stream becomes
a waterfall where flowering plants and large tropical trees are
More than 100 trees and 80,000 plants grow in the exhibit.