On Fishers Island, off the Connecticut coast, Tom and Bunty Armstrong took the opportunity to build a house to complement their garden, after a fire destoryed their original home. Photographs of the stunning garden and the new house.
At Hortulus Farm, Garden & Nursery, floral designer and event maestro Renny Reynolds creates simple, unstructured arrangements with seasonal and homegrown botanical ingredients. He and partner Jack Staub glean from the perennial borders, cutting garden and flowering shrubs to create highly personal arrangements for decorating their home. Here are their top 10 cutting plants for floral design: