Garden Visits

Open Days Garden Tours

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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 …

My Mother’s Garden

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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 …

Flower Show Highlights

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We reported on our visits to the Philadelphia Flower Show, San Francisco Flower & Garden Show and Ball Horticultural Spring Trials in the spring 2012 issue of Gardeners On the Go!. Here are some more images and info:

Garden Trekking Staycation Style

Earthen works add a feeling of timelessness to the park.

As I have gotten older (insert old age here) I have learned a few things about myself, one being that I spend a lot of time daydreaming about garden trekking. It doesn’t help matters that I have a few (wink, …

Preserving Gardens

Horticulture’s January/February 2012 issue, which focuses on public gardens and all they have to offer, includes a feature on 10 gardens that have opened to the public in the past 10 years. The Garden Conservancy helped many of those gardens …

WTC Garden Legacy

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I love visiting Battery Park City in New York in any season. Here’s a sampling of the gardens you will see if you walk through this extraordinary 36-acre open space district.

Wegerzyn Gardens, A Photo Tour

Wegerzyn Gardens is a great garden trekking destination.  After spending the better part of the day exploring the gardens, dodging a thunderstorm and simply enjoying the beauty of the flowers, I had far more photos to share than would fit …