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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…

“I can do that!” Winter Décor

Marilyn Young is the Horticulture Assistant at Wave Hill. The favorite comment about the winter décor this year overheard at Wave Hill House was “I can do that!” Yes, indeed, that is a good part of our natural yet festive decorations. …

Birdwatching–Beginner’s luck

Marjorie Lune is a Wave Hill School Programs Intern this spring. She is a student in the Bank Street Graduate School of Education’s Museum Education Program. On my third day interning at Wave Hill, I went birdwatching for the first time…

Lotus maculatus ‘Gold Flash’

Marilyn Young is the Horticulture Assistant at Wave Hill. We love Lotus, even when it is not blooming. A Canary Island native, this tender perennial in a classic terracotta urn has trailing stems of delicate, silvery blue leaflets. When it…

The Sweetest Gift: The Fragrant Garden

Marilyn Young is the Horticulture Assistant at Wave Hill.   Fragrance has been called the voice of inanimate things, and like music, a fragrant garden can touch the emotions deeply.   The revered British gardener and author William Robinson advised (in…