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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!…

Pennoyer Newman Pots Take Center Stage

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. A recent donation to the Gardeners’ Party auction in September is a trio of pots from Pennoyer Newman, a 25-year-old firm that casts distinctive pots and planters from estate originals. Long a…

A Succulent Micro-climate

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…

A Summer Jaunt Collecting Auction Items

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. Wednesday night two weeks ago I took off for Copake Falls, NY, and the home of Margaret Roach, blogger extraordinaire (awaytogarden.com). It was the first leg of a 24-hour circuit collecting some…