Beatrix Farrand was a great American landscape designer. Two of her most famous gardens are found at Princeton and Yale Universities.
Chances are you have come across the name Gertrude Jekyll in books on flowers. She has influenced gardeners for generations, on both sides of the Atlantic.
At the approach of the holiday season, early American colonists decorated their homes with greenery in the English tradition.
Hot dry weather is a challenge for gardeners, who long for plants that don’t wilt in high summer.