American Impressionist Art developed at the same time as that in France.
Many artists visited Monet at Giverngy.
Between 1875 and 1920 Industrial Progress produced a new Middle Class in the NE Seaboard of the USA.
Gardens became a feature.
Woman felt they could leave the indoor seclusion of the house to work outside.
They became gardeners and even Garden Designers.
Artist began to paint outside.
They painted what they saw.
Artist communities where places where these artists could inspire each other .
Horticulture improved and new species pf plants were introduced.
The gardens were full of colour.
Thus the Art of Gardening started in the USA.
It now forms a very important branch of the Gardening Story.