In the Garden

A Family Heirloom Garden

Finding countryside charm in Maryland
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A wisteria-crowned arch and cascading fountain beyond.

photo: Helen Norman

The cutting garden, with its profusion of hydrangeas and Russian sage.

photo: Helen Norman

Boxwood topiaries surround a statue.

photo: Helen Norman

A yew hedge and contrasting plum trees lead from the walled lawn to the main house.

photo: Helen Norman

Zinnias and kale in the vegetable garden.

photo: Helen Norman

An iron armillary sphere surrounded by cardinal-red salvia flowers in the cutting garden.

photo: Helen Norman

A border of cockscombs blue salvia, and ageratum in the cutting garden.

photo: Helen Norman

A doorway between garden rooms.

photo: Helen Norman

Staked dahlias.

photo: Helen Norman

Hyacinth beans.

photo: Helen Norman