If you’re a hard-core garden Anglophile and a sucker for the tumbling cacophony of lush mixed borders barely contained within a tidy pattern of low, clipped box, then this is the garden for you. Jane Ellsworth’s Garden has the breezy confidence of a seasoned traveler and the subtle eye of a true artist.
CTC&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens) - May 2015
Located near the entrance of a late 20th-century Colonial Revival, two pathways converge on a large stone square with a bluestone compass at its center. Landscape architect Diane Devore, who along with architect McKee Patterson was charged with making the residence and surrounding acreage sustainable for another 100 years. Devore and Patterson worked hand-in-glove to transform the estate into something befitting a contemporary gentleman farmer.