A garden oasis and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River

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…

From Wood Pallets to Plant Palettes

Raised outside Philadelphia, 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. After graduating, she spent seven years at the Brooklyn…

The Growing House

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Wave Hill gardener Susannah Strazzera can often be found in the Growing House, nurturing the tenderest of plants. Strazzera joined Wave Hill in April, 2003. Her primary responsibilities are for the Alpine House and the Shade Border. Until quite recently…

Succulents and Socio-Politics: An Interview with Eto Otitigbe

Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. She reports here on a dialogue between Curator of Visual Arts Gabriel de Guzman and Sunroom artist Eto Otitigbe. In his June 16 “Meet-the-Artist” in Glyndor Gallery’s Sunroom Project…

Art Workshop: Hybrid Succulents

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Artist Wennie Huang frequently leads art workshops at Wave Hill. March 18 was the third day of my six-session workshop Mixing Media. Participants experiment with methods for using mixed media. Today, using their choice of watercolor, colored pencil, pastel pencil,…

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: Clematis (Jun 22)

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Laurel Rimmer, Assistant Director of Wave Hill’s Public Programs, checks out different species, varieties and cultivars of clematis blooming in our gardens this late June. The clematis are looking particularly fine this week. Throughout the garden you’ll find examples of…