Well, I have to admit it ... I'd never heard of Madison Cox until I read about him in the Wall Street Journal. This image is from his website, but it's the only photo there is.
He's apparently been creating gardens for high-end clients for about 25 years, but he shuns publicity. According to the WSJ, he's often compared to the late British designer Russell Page.
You can read the entire article here, which was published November 29th in the Wall Street Journal. Happy reading ... and very interesting.