A garden oasis and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River

Plant of the Week: Actinidia arguta (Hardy Kiwi)

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. Our Italianate Pergola, situated on the Great Lawn, frames the majestic views of the Hudson River and the Palisades beyond. Growing atop it is a large hardy kiwi plant (Actinidia arguta)….

Plant of the Week: Magnolia ×loebneri ‘Leonard Messel’ (Magnolia cultivar)

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. This spring has been kind to our magnolias. Mild days, cool nights (with no damaging frosts so far) have resulted in a fine show. Among the group of small magnolias…

A Fine Young Elm Comes Down

July 13 2017

Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Senior Director of Horticulture. Over the next few days, visitors are like to notice a new stump on the edge of the Great Lawn, near the Perkins Visitor Center. Until the early hours this Friday,…