A garden oasis and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River

Picnic Area Renovations Underway

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Director Facilities and Capital Projects Frank Perrone reports on repairs to the picnic area adjacent to Glyndor Gallery. Over the next two months, our Facilities team will be working hand-in-hand with Arbitrio & Sons to make major repairs to the picnic…

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…

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….

This Week in the Gardens: The Last Hurrah

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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: Spring Preening (Apr 8)

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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…

This Week in the Gardens: Winter Solstice (Dec 21)

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Laurel Rimmer, Assistant Director of Wave Hill’s Public Programs, welcomes the arrival of winter in the gardens. December 21 and winter is officially here! There is plenty to see in the gardens. Here’s a glimpse of what you are missing…

This Week in the Gardens: Creative Containers (Jul 13)

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Laurel Rimmer, Assistant Director of Wave Hill’s Public Programs, has had containers on her mind since demonstrating for visitors last weekend how to create container water gardens. This week, she broadens her focus. By mid-summer, potted plants can be found…

Winter Workspace Artists: Nick Lamia

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John Minieri is a Curatorial Fellow in Wave Hill’s Visual Arts Department. With just over a week left in the first session, I stopped in to the galleries to see what the artists have been up to.  My first visit…

A New Year in the Winter Workspace

Danielle Durchslag at work in her Winter Workspace studio space. Photo credit Joshua Bright

John Minieri is a Curatorial Fellow in Wave Hill’s Visual Arts Department. The New Year is only two weeks old and things at Wave Hill are already off to a great start as we continue to prepare ourselves for the…

Wave Hill Welcomes a New Magnolia Tree

The glorious Magnolia x ‘Elizabeth’ blssoms on the lawn near Wave Hill's main entrance

Marilyn Young is Horticulture Assistant at Wave Hill. Important players in the glorious pageant of spring are the early flowering magnolias.  In his special report on the major trees of Wave Hill, arborist Bill Logan of Urban Arborists notes that…