A garden oasis and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River

In the Garden Now: Fruits and Berries

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. As the autumn leaves tire and drop from the scene, our attention turns to the colorful fruits and berries found on many of the trees and shrubs at Wave Hill….

Plant of the Week: Idesia polycarpa (Idesia)

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. One of the glories of a visit to Wave Hill in winter is the sight of our idesia trees, loaded with their orange-red berries. Native to China and southern Japan,…

Plant of the Week: Photinia villosa var. laevis (Christmas Berry variety)

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. One of our finest trees for fall foliage is certainly not the largest. Located in the area of the garden just to the north of the visitors’ parking lot is…