A garden oasis and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River

In and Out of the Woods

SHane and ANna at Elliptical Garden

Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. Part of what makes the gardens a fertile environment for horticultural innovation is the exchange of ideas and experience cultivated by Wave Hill and many other gardens. Harnek Singh heads to England…

This Week in the Gardens: The Last Hurrah

WG-with-Rhus

Laurel Rimmer, Assistant Director of Public Programs, takes stock of the gardens before the first deep freeze of winter. After a long and glorious fall at Wave Hill, the temperature plunged below 30 degrees this past Tuesday night, snuffing out…

This Week in the Gardens: Inspiring Late-Summer Plant Combinations (Aug 29)

rudbeckia-and-heuchera

Laurel Rimmer, Assistant Director of Public Programs, explores evidence of fall in the gardens. After a (busy) summer hiatus, we return to the blog with some inspiring, late-summer plant combinations from the Flower Garden and Elliptical Garden. Just a taste…

Berried Shrubs and Trees

 Marilyn Young is the Horticulture Assistant at Wave Hill. With the ideal of a garden as a year-round pleasure, it may be easy to delight in summer, but gardeners may be less certain how to sustain interest and color from fall…

The White Bat Plant Blooms

In addition to the Tropical House in the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory, Wave Hill Gardener Will Wallace also tends the Elliptical Garden, Lilac Border and Myrica Slope below the Pergola, as well as the balustrade areas surrounding it. The white…