Photo by: Ingalls Photography

Jack Lenor Larsen has been gardening for 80 years, but he readily admits that he is no plantsman.

Photo by: Jason Dewey

An ugly frame does grave injustice to a work of art. And an overgrown, unwelcoming garden is no fitting frame for a home, especially one with the character of Annachiara Danieli’s cedar-shake, Hamptons-vernacular farmhouse, the oldest parts of which date back to 1770.