Beatrix Farrand

Beatrix Jones Farrand ( born June 19, 1872 in New York City; † February 28, 1959 Mount Desert Iceland ) was an American landscape gardener and landscape designer. She received orders for the design of gardens of large estates and country houses, parks, botanical gardens and universities. She became famous by the design of Jacqueline Kennedy Garden and the White House Rose Garden of the White House. With her style she has the American image of landscape architecture significantly affected.

Farrand 1899 was one of the founding members, and the only woman, the American Society of Landscape Architects. During her 50 - year career, she has an estimated 200 gardens designed and managed. One of her most important mentors was Charles Sprague Sargent. Your records will be kept in the Environmental Design Archives, University of California, Berkeley and Harvard University Library ( Arnold Arboretum Archives).


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