United States of America, Virginia, Virginia Beach
Hodgson-Stiffler House (Virginia Beach, Virginia)
Two-acre seaside garden consisting of five separate gardens developed over a 29-year period of ownership. The garden is actually situated on an island and has waterfront views throughout. Garden rooms consist of a hidden garden, vegetable garden, a 75 foot long pleasure garden, a pergola garden, and a beach garden.
Persons associated with the garden include: John McCullough Hodgson and Dorothy May Hodgson (former owners, 1970-1991); Alan McCullough (architect, 1968); Stanley Abbott (landscape architect, 1970), Richard Kearns (designer, 1970-1980); and Bill Pinkham (landscape architect, 1986).
The folder includes a work sheet, abbreviated garden plans, and copies of newspaper and magazine articles .
Garden has been featured in "Flower Gardening U.S.A.," Flower Gardening, Summer, 1998, pp. 50-54