United States of America, New York, Nassau County, Great Neck
Mendelson Garden (Great Neck, New York)
This garden was designed by landscape architect Clara Stimson Coffey. Decks at the back of the home took advantage of views across a broad expanse of lawn leading to Long Island Sound. Shrubs such as Andorra junipers and viburnum were planted near the mid-century modern ranch style house, while spring interest was provided by wisteria, peonies, and candytuft. Weeping trees, including rosebud cherries and hemlock, embraced a Chinese sculpture elsewhere on the grounds.
The folder includes worksheets and other information.
Garden has been featured in Alice Recknagel Ireys, How to Plan and Plant Your Own Property (New York: M. Barrows, 1967), pp. 32, 48, and 159