Sue Wert is a woman with a vision, which is handy when you’ve got 14 acres in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to shape into a home and garden. Mike and Sue Wert’s goal when they acquired Tarp Farm in 1996 was to create a practical environment for outdoor living that family and friends could enjoy. However, Sue, who had retired from running a successful jewelry business, also wanted a place that would be spacious enough to host major social events for the local charitable organizations that the couple supports.
Sue is shown here with her King Charles spaniels, Zoom and Gideon.
Architect and landscape designer: Carter van Dyke
Garden design: Gordon Hayward
Photographs by Rich Pomerantz
Text by Ethne Clarke
Produced by Cyntha Bogart