Edith Wharton's The Mount Gardens and Grounds traditional-landscape
 

Edith Wharton's The Mount Gardens and Grounds

Becky Harris
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http://edithwharton.org/

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Becky Harris added this to Garden Tour: Edith Wharton's The Mount
In Italian Villas and Their Gardens, Wharton observes "The Italian country house ... was almost always built on a hillside, and one day the architect looked forth from the terrace of his villa, and saw that, in his survey of the garden, the enclosing landscape was naturally included: the two formed a part of the same composition." In keeping with her ideas about the siting of Italian country villas and their relationship to their gardens, Wharton placed the house on a rock outcropping to take in the views of the gardens, and beyond to Laurel Lake.
Becky Harris added this to 5 Homes, 5 Uniquely Feminine Styles
Edith Wharton lovingly designed The Mount, her home in the Berkshires. She paid very special attention to the ground and gardens, aided by her niece, landscape architect Beatrix Farrand.

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Lady's mantle, white astilbes and oriental lilies with Allium
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has big exterior.
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Edith Wharton's home, which I have adored since I saw pics in a magazine!
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This home is in the Berkshires. It's Edith Wharton's home. Go there!
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Edith Wharton's Bershires home "The Mount" Her niece was renowned landscape architect Beatrix Farrand,
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The Italian country house ... was almost always built on a hillside, and one day the architect looked forth from the terrace of his villa, and saw that, in his survey of the garden, the enclosing landscape was naturally included: the two formed a part of the same composition." In keeping with her ideas about the siting of Italian country villas and their relationship to their gardens, Wharton placed the house on a rock outcropping to take in the views of the gardens, and beyond to Laurel Lake.
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