“The Hollow”

Marie and I arrived pretty early at Gretchen and Denis’ beautiful garden…just in time to see the last baby flicker poke it’s head out…preparing to leave the nest… A few miles out of town, this garden is a refuge for birds and gardeners alike.  Take a stroll…start at the drive… The Carnabys have been gardening […]

Lord and Schryver

I hope between now and September 18th you’ll have a chance to visit the Hallie Ford Museum of Art to see an interesting show of the garden plans and watercolors of the landscape architects Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver, curated by Sharon Rose and myself. Lord and Schryver both attended the Lowthorpe School in Groton, […]

The Scroll Garden…

In 1928 Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver (Schryver on the left, Lord on the right) opened a landscape architecture practice in Salem.  Both had attended Lowthorpe School of Landscape Architecture in Groton, Massachusetts…though at different times.  Schryver graduated first and had worked in NYC with Ellen Shipman for 5 years, but in 1927 they met […]