A garden oasis and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River

Early Spring: Coping with Cool Temperatures

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. After last week’s warm spell, our gardeners were all set to plant sweet little viola plants yesterday morning. But with a surprise forecast of cooler temperatures—and we’ve been feeling them since the…

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…

Cold Frames

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. Situated off the east side of the Potting Shed, the cold frame, so named because it is not heated, sits about a foot and half below ground level, with a cover of…

From The Shop: Staff Picks for the Holidays—Gifts for Gardeners

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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.  With the holiday season getting off to an extra early start this year, I had such fun putting together…

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…