Gardens

A Garden With Bluegrass Roots

August/September 2013

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Malvern, a classic Georgian manor, was designed by architect Ogden Codman, Jr., who also created Cornelius Vanderbilt II’s Breakers in Newport, RI.

photo: Andrew Hyslop

A central lawn.

photo: Andrew Hyslop

The reflecting pool captures the changing moods of the sky.

photo: Andrew Hyslop

Homeowners, Babs and Lee Robinson.

photo: Andrew Hyslop

A seventeenth-century Spanish wellhead tucked into an alcove.

photo: Andrew Hyslop

Two of four parterres that feature boxwoods, English ivy, and limestone statuary.

photo: Andrew Hyslop

Malver’s brick-walled front entrance.

photo: Andrew Hyslop

photo: Andrew Hyslop

photo: Andrew Hyslop

photo: Andrew Hyslop

A wrought-iron gateway frames the pool.

photo: Andrew Hyslop

Purple allium.

photo: Andrew Hyslop

An eighteenth-century English armillary sphere overlooking the bluffs.

photo: Andrew Hyslop

photo: Andrew Hyslop

The rose-covered pergola and gardener’s cottage beyond.

photo: Andrew Hyslop

photo: Andrew Hyslop

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