Laurel Rimmer, Assistant Director of Public Programs, shares evidence of the new season arriving at Wave Hill.
It’s the first week of April and spring is finally settling over Wave after a cold and blustery March. The gardeners are busy pruning, mulching, planting and generally sprucing up the grounds, happy to be out in the garden putting their seasonal plans into motion.
At right, Director of Horticulture Scott Canning is out in the garden, pruning shrubs at the Perkins Visitor Center.
Some big jobs require big equipment. Arborists from Almstead Tree and Shrub Care pruned the large evergreens in front of Glyndor Gallery this week.
Above, gardener Susannah Strazzera sowing seeds in the Potting Shed. Once germinated, the seedlings are transplanted into flats, and spend some time beefing up in the “Three House”, one of our behind-the-scenes growing areas, pictured below.
Who’s this on the Great Lawn?