I have had the opportunity to visit the New York Botanical Garden twice. It is an awe-inspiring place with over 300,00 trees and over a million plants. If you were ever in a need for a green reprieve from the … Read Article
In the Jan/Feb issue of Horticulture, we featured a conifer on the cover and a feature story on the benefits of adding these workhorses of the landscape to your garden. I have been thinking a lot about conifers and wondering … Read Article
One of the best ways to study good garden design is to explore your local parks and gardens. A few minutes from the offices of Horticulture magazine is the Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati. We spied this little … Read Article
Audubon to Warhol: The Art of American Still Life Garden trekkers, make room on your calendars to attend an upcoming show at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The show Audubon to Warhol: The Art of American Still Life surveys the … Read Article
Wave Hill may be relatively small, but it contains astounding horticultural diversity and take-away ideas A spectacular 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx, Wave Hill is one of … Read Article
A Railroad Magnate’s Legacy Lives on in Southern California photographs courtesy of the Huntington Library The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens includes three art galleries and a library of rare books and manuscripts, art and research materials. These … Read Article
The day I visited Storm King Art Center, landscape architect and consultant Darrel Morrison led a group of us on a tour of the native meadow grasses that are so much a part of this world-famous sculpture park in the Hudson … Read Article
The final weeks of the Open Days program of The Garden Conservancy are in September and October. I always find inspiration visiting the private gardens of top-notch gardeners and garden designers in my area. Last weekend I visited the home of Margaret Roach, “A Way … Read Article
The French painter Claude Monet’s 250 water lily paintings are displayed in museums all around the world and across the United States. If you have never seen one, drop everything and head to a museum near you.
Patrick Blanc, the French botanist and artist known for creating vertical gardens, was invited by the New York Botanical Garden to design their annual orchid show this spring.
My mother always seems to have a lot more things blooming in her garden at any given moment than I do. Recently I spent an afternoon gardening with her in northwestern Connecticut, just about 30 miles north of where I … Read Article