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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…

In and Out of the Woods

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. Part of what makes the gardens a fertile environment for horticultural innovation is the exchange of ideas and experience cultivated by Wave Hill and many other gardens. Harnek Singh heads to England…

The Yucca Blooms!

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture Emeritus Marco Polo Stufano planted this Yucca rostrata, or beaked yucca, about 15 years ago. A native of New Mexico, it was positioned in the corner to…

Introducing the 2016 Nally Interns

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. In mid-April, just in time for the quick pace of spring gardening, Wave Hill welcomed this year’s Nally Interns, who join a distinguished tradition of apprenticeship that goes back a quarter-century. The five took a moment…

Away to Chanticleer!

Marilyn Young is Wave Hill’s Horticulture Assistant. For some time, a small group from Wave Hill’s Friends of Horticulture Committee (FOH) has been planning to take a moment in May to visit Chanticleer, a splendid garden outside of Philadelphia that…

Wild Color!

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Nally Notes from the Field: Wild Color Sarah Crichton is one of five 2016 Nally Interns. A native New Zealander, she came to the internship this spring after more than two decades as a journalist. The Wild Garden hits its summer…