After a false start designing her own garden, actress Julianne Moore tapped AD100 designer Brian Sawyer to give her a playful, romantic sanctuary in the heart of the West Village.
In Julianne Moore’s garden, reclaimed bluestone pavers anchor the terrace, which is ringed by raised beds of boxwood and ivy (and doubles as a basketball court, thanks to the freestanding hoop). Brian Sawyer designed the artful black fence surrounding the space.
The painted trim of Julianne Moore’s 1905 townhouse is complemented by matte-black accents found throughout the garden.
Actress, singer, and urban-garden activist Bette Midler cultivates a verdant and stylishly cozy world in the New York home she shares with her husband, Martin von Haselberg.
‘Alchemist’ climbing roses flourish on Bette Midler’s terrace overlooking Central Park.
Shade-loving plants such as foxgloves, hostas, spirea, and English and Boston ivies grow abundantly in Bette Midler’s urban garden.
Guided by his green thumb and couturier’s eye, famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta created a spectacular oceanfront paradise at his home in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.
A gate framed by a sago palm and blossoming plumbago leads to a courtyard.
A beautifully composed garden room features the bristling century plant and variegated agave, both at left; lanky consolea and candelabra euphorbia, at center; and diminutive golden-barrel cactus, throughout.
Supermodel Gisele Bündchen collects produce from the working microfarm at her welcoming Los Angeles home.
A terraced garden supplies Gisele Bündchen’s family with an array of fruits and vegetables.
At their Frank Gehry–designed residence in Malibu, California, actor Patrick Dempsey and his wife, Jillian, are joined by their children in an alfresco dining space in the garden.
Flowers, herbs, and vegetables flourish in a garden’s raised beds, which are constructed from reclaimed scaffolding; the area is paved with gravel and stabilized decomposed granite.
For Sting and Trudie Styler, landscape designer Arabella Lennox-Boyd planted a heavenly garden near Florence, Italy.
An antique marble fountain rises out of the boxwood parterre.
Clipped boxwood frames beds of lavender, santolina, and white oleander.
Film director M. Night Shyamalan and his wife, Bhavna, outside their Pennsylvania estate, Ravenwood, whose gardens were designed by Barbara Paca.
Boxwood-edged parterres define the kitchen garden.
Joined by one of his pugs, couturier Valentino Garavani stands before a hand-painted fireplace on the ground floor of the former dovecote, or pigeonnier, at Château de Wideville, whose gardens were designed by Wirtz International.
Stone dogs carved in the 17th century by the French artist Jacques Sarazin overlook a lawn dotted with topiaries.
The storied 280-acre estate is just outside of Paris.
Lionel Richie enlisted architect Robert Attree and designers Peter Schifando and J. Jonathan Joseph to renovate his Italian Renaissance Revival home in Beverly Hills, California.
A profusion of Iceberg roses in the rear garden.
With a flair for the unconventional, musician Sheryl Crow decorated her own romantic Hollywood estate.
The tepee in the terraced garden is by Earthworks.
Adapted from an article in Architectural Digest.
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