Lucy DouglasC. Z.Guest (née Cochrane; February 19, 1920 – November 8, 2003) was an American stage actress, author, columnist, horsewoman, fashion designer, and socialite who achieved a degree of fame as a fashion icon. She was frequently seen wearing elegant designs by designers like Mainbocher. Her unfussy, clean-cut style was seen as typically American, and she was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1959.

Books in order of publication:

C.Z. Guest’s 5 Seasons of Gardening Hardcover – September 1, 1992

Tiny Green Thumbs Hardcover – March 1, 2000

Garden Talk: Ask Me Anything Paperback – November 3, 2001

First Garden: An Illustrated Garden Primer Hardcover – April 17, 2004