A garden oasis and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River

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…

Plant of the Week: Hamamelis ×intermedia ‘Orange Beauty’ (Witch Hazel cultivar)

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Horticultural Interpreter.  Winter-blooming witch hazels are one of the joys of a visit to the garden in February. They are in flower throughout the month whenever the weather is not completely frigid—even…

From The Shop: Back to School!

Assistant Manager Nubia Martin is an avid lover of nature and holistic healing who brings a sense of peace and balance to The Shop’s aesthetic. Whether you are preparing to send your little one to school for the first time,…

From The Shop–Jenah’s Notes: Summer Alfresco Dining

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Jenah Barry, Retail Manager of The Shop at Wave Hill, brings to the position the sensibilities of artist and floral designer.  One of my delights is carefree dining outdoors, barefoot on a summer night….Savoring ripe tomatoes, fresh herbs and sweet…

In The Shop: Hats Off to Dad!

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Jenah Barry, Retail Manager of The Shop at Wave Hill, brings to the position the sensibilities of artist and floral designer—and some classy gift ideas for Dad. Wave Hill is such a great place for Dads to spend quality time…

From The Shop: Graduation Gifts!

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Assistant Manager Nubia Martin is an avid lover of nature and holistic healing who brings a sense of peace and balance to The Shop’s aesthetic. This month and next, so many of us are celebrating and honoring the graduates in…

From The Shop−Jenah’s Notes: Pastels Trending!

Jenah Barry, Retail Manager of The Shop at Wave Hill, brings to the position the sensibilities of artist and floral designer.  It’s a joy to fill The Shop with merchandise that reflects the vitality of the season—fragrant soaps, locally grown…

In the Shop: Best Picks for Mother’s Day

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Jenah Barry, Retail Manager of The Shop at Wave Hill, brings to the position the sensibilities of artist and floral designer.  One of the many delights of working at Wave Hill is the truly phenomenal, kind and thoughtful team of…

From The Shop−Jenah’s Notes: The Return to Real Toys

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Jenah Barry, Retail Manager of The Shop at Wave Hill, brings to the position the sensibilities of artist and floral designer.  One of the great pleasures of spring is outdoor play. It is so lovely to watch children run across…