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Wave Hill Nallies at Hortie Hoopla

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Senior Director of Horticulture. Earlier this week I shepherded our crew of five John Nally interns to the fifth anniversary of New York Botanical Garden’s “Annual Green Industry Intern Field Day,”  informally known as “Hortie Hoopla,”…

A Fine Young Elm Comes Down

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,…

Summer 2017: A Global Cast to the Paisley Bed

Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. Each spring, we plant up succeeding waves of brightly hued tulips. This shot of the bed in May, 2015, tells that story. Once summer arrives, the bed gets planted up again for the longer…

Project Alpine House

Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. Wave Hill’s Alpine House gives visitors the opportunity to view our collection of beautiful alpine plants up close. The house and adjacent terrace were built in 1983 by Wave Hill’s Friends of…

Chelsea Physic Garden at Wave Hill

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. As our network of learning opportunities expands, I am delighted that today Nell Jones, Deputy Head Gardener and Propagation Manager at Chelsea Physic Garden is spending the day with us today. Nell’s…

Concolor Fir ‘Berkshire Blue’ Debuts at the Auction

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. In my first post about the auction items that we are assembling for the Gardeners’ Party on September 15, I mentioned stopping by Windy Hill Farm in Great Barrington, MA, to pick…

Wave Hill Sends off its First North American Christopher Lloyd Scholar

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. With Wave Hill gardener Harnek Singh in the midst of a Chanticleer Scholarship in Professional Development, and gardener Shane Pritchett recently returned from a week Garden in the Woods, home of the…

Behind the Scenes in the Wood Shop and Palm House

Director Facilities and Capital Projects Frank Perrone and Director of Horticulture Louis Bauer collaborated this spring and summer on a restoration in the Palm House of the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory.  Working constantly in and around the Palm House, Horticulture…

From the Field: Chanticleer Scholar Harnek Singh Checks in

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Awarded a Chanticleer Scholarship in Professional Development, the first to be awarded to a Wave Hill gardener. Wave Hill horticulturist Harnek Singh has begun a two-week program he designed himself. Read a blog post about the award and the program…

A Fine Set of Pruning Accoutrements Prepped for Auction

Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. This preview of auction items for Wave Hill’s Gardeners’ Party next month hasn’t got the scale of the first two posts, but what exquisite workmanship and eminent practicality bundled into one set!…