Anyone familiar with landscape architect John Howard’s award-winning work would expect to find the grounds of the Flower Showhouse as beautifully detailed as the house itself. But what might surprise some is just how far the landscaping extends—up to the rooftops of the home’s one-story wings.
Restored to its former glory, England’s once-private Eythrope Garden lifts the curtain on its intensely secret realm. Marion Laffey Fox gives us a view behind the garden gates.
As someone who faced adversities with fearlessness, Lee Miller viewed gardening, which she discovered later in life, as a welcome distraction that gave her great pleasure.
For this Washington State garden, a homeowner passionate about plants partners with a horticultural professional to exciting and exuberant effect.
Landscaper: Land Morphology
At the Delaware Botanic Gardens, a bouquet of committed volunteers teamed up with superstar designer Piet Oudolf and his vision to transform a creekside former farmland.
Best known for serving as empress of France while married to Napoleon Bonaparte, Joséphine also created her own legacy in the gardens of Malmaison.
Rich with provenance and personality, this East Hampton property lands in the capable hands of style maven Liz Lange for a thoughtful, sophisticated makeover.
Landscaper: Deborah Nevins
In excerpts from their book Connecticut Gardens, photographer Caryn B. Davis and writer Chris Lawrie celebrate the history and beauty of some of the state’s most memorable gardens.
Once a broken, stripped, and forgotten landscape, Swift River Farm now proudly lives its best life- with a little help from its friends.
Landscaper: Bruce Lockhart
Having discovered her passion for gardening later in life, former Hermès designer Nicole de Vésian flourished in the world of horticulture with her straightforward yet elegant designs.
Thanks to the stewardship of the Duchess of Devonshire, visitors continue to appreciate her vision of Chatsworth that has stood the test of time.
For Susan and Rob Power, a request for a Donald Pell-designed landscape results in a garden that overcomes a mountain of obstacles on its way to awe-inspiring beauty.
For the Harlem Renaissance poet, her outdoor designs and her inspirational writing evolved hand in hand.
Nashville event planner and gourmet southern cook Libby Page and her husband, landscape architect Ben Page, return to family roots at Brookside, their retreat in the middle-Tennessee countryside.
Tastemaker and shopkeeper Kate Rheinstein Brodsky blends East Coast chic and West Coast nonchalance when entertaining outdoors at her family’s East Hampton home.
From the ground up, like-minded professionals come together to realize a meticulously designed home nestled into its stellar setting outside of Charlottesville, Virginia.
This historic 1880s estate in the Berkshires reflects landscape architect Fletcher Steele’s 30-year collaboration with Mabel Choate.