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The Driftwood Garden 2003

Landscape architect:
Kneedler, Howard S., Jr.
Former owners:
Andrews, Schofield Mr. Mrs.
Architects:
Tilden, Register & Pepper
Provenance:
Garden Club of Mount Desert
Physical description:
1 folder+ 14 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Maine, Hancock County, Mount Desert, Northeast Harbor
Maine
Northeast Harbor
The Driftwood Garden (Northeast Harbor, Maine)
Date:
2003
Notes:
The garden entrance off the brick terrace is located on the water side of the house. A formal rectangular section with borders of annuals and perennials was designed by Harold Kneedler, Jr. The owner enlarged paths up the hill with a small waterfall to a larger informal garden with playhouse tool shed, vegetables and a herbaceous border. Walking further, you find a guest cottage with a circular pool. Woody plants predominate with trees
Person(s) associated with the garden include(s): Patrick Grant, Sr. (former owner, 1927-1928); Mr. and Mrs. Schofield Andrews, Sr. (former owners, 1928-1970); Tilden, Register & Pepper (architects, 1927); and Howard Kneedler (landscape architect, 1970- ).
Summary:
The folders includes a work sheet, copy of photograph and site map.
Publications:
Garden featured in Theodore James, Jr., Seaside Gardening (Harry N. Abrams, Inc.), pp. 3 and 91
Garden featured in Town and Country, June 1996, p. 37
Garden featured in Patricia Corbin, Gardens of Earthly Delight (1985)
Topic:
Cutting gardens
Gardens
Vegetable gardening
Formal gardens
Local number:
ME118000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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