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The Yucca Blooms!

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture Emeritus Marco Polo Stufano planted this Yucca rostrata, or beaked yucca, about 15 years ago. A native of New Mexico, it was positioned in the corner to…

Introducing the 2016 Nally Interns

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. In mid-April, just in time for the quick pace of spring gardening, Wave Hill welcomed this year’s Nally Interns, who join a distinguished tradition of apprenticeship that goes back a quarter-century. The five took a moment…

Away to Chanticleer!

Marilyn Young is Wave Hill’s Horticulture Assistant. For some time, a small group from Wave Hill’s Friends of Horticulture Committee (FOH) has been planning to take a moment in May to visit Chanticleer, a splendid garden outside of Philadelphia that…

Wild Color!

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Nally Notes from the Field: Wild Color Sarah Crichton is one of five 2016 Nally Interns. A native New Zealander, she came to the internship this spring after more than two decades as a journalist. The Wild Garden hits its summer…

Bending and Weaving: Notes from the Wild Garden

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Wave Hill gardener Gelene Scarborough started gardening as a child in North Carolina. When she moved to New York City, she began by gardening for private rooftop gardens. Her career got its start at Wave Hill back in 1997 when…

A Once-Mighty Magnolia Falls

Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. We’ve been dressing the gardens for the annual gala this Thursday evening, and with the weather suddenly warmer and sunny, we’ve gotten even busier. But we had an unwelcome task as well….

Pallets Take 4: Planting, Pinning, Planting

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Wave Hill gardener Jen Cimino earned her BS in Wildlife Management and Natural Resources from the University of New Hampshire, where she got her first taste of horticulture.  In the last five years, her responsibilities have included the Tropical House…

Pallets Take 3: Preparing for Planting

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Wave Hill gardener Jen Cimino earned her BS in Wildlife Management and Natural Resources from the University of New Hampshire, where she got her first taste of horticulture.  In the last five years, her responsibilities have included the Tropical House…

Pallets Take 2: Accommodating Design Changes

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Wave Hill gardener Jen Cimino earned her BS in Wildlife Management and Natural Resources from the University of New Hampshire, where she got her first taste of horticulture.  In the last five years, her responsibilities have included the Tropical House…

The Tropical House—Starring the Jade Vine!

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Wave Hill gardener Jen Cimino earned her BS in Wildlife Management and Natural Resources from the University of New Hampshire, where she got her first taste of horticulture.  In the last five years, her responsibilities have included the Tropical House…