Gardens

Talks and events

HORTICULTURAL ALLIANCE
OF THE HAMPTONS

Bridgehampton Community House, Main
Street, Bridgehampton. 537-2223, hahgarden.
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■ The alliance sponsors lectures, workshops,
panels, tours, and gardening
events, and maintains a library of books,
periodicals, catalogs, DVDs, and videos
at the Bridgehampton Community
House. Annual membership is open to
amateur and professional gardeners, $45,
$75 for families or couples, P.O. Box 202,
Bridgehampton 11932. Lectures are free
for members, $10 for nonmembers.
LONGHOUSE RESERVE
133 Hand’s Creek Road, East Hampton. By
appointment through April 28. 329-3568, longhouse.
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■ Jack Lenor Larsen’s 16 acres include
allees, dune gardens, ponds, a reflecting
pool, rose and laburnum walks, outdoor
sculpture, and a collection of bamboos
and grasses, daffodils, irises, and specimen
conifers.
MADOO CONSERVANCY
Sagg Main Street, Sagaponack.
■ Madoo will inaugurate a series of six
painting workshops led by Eric Dever, to
begin in early spring.
QUAIL HILL FARM
Deep Lane, Amagansett.
■ On Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, food garden
enthusiasts can help Scott Chaskey,
Quail Hill Farm’s diector, get a head
start on spring produce by planting seeds
in seed trays destined for the greenhouse.
Mr. Chaskey will also discuss the
importance of making and using home
compost. All participants have been invited
back on May 19 to transplant the
seedlings into the farm’s fields.
Open Gardens
BRIDGE GARDENS
36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton. Open from
April 1 through the end of October, Saturday,
10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Admission
costs $10 per adult, $20 per family.
537-7440
■ Owned by the Peconic Land Trust,
Bridge Gardens has five acres of woodland,
rose, and lavender gardens in its
outer garden, as well as lawns, walks,
pools, an ivy maze, and herb and knot
gardens in its inner garden. The two are
divided by a double privet hedge with a
concealed walk. • On Sunday at 1 p.m.,
Scot Medbury will give a talk, “Green
Garden, Green City: Modeling Environmental
Sustainability and Stewardship at
Brooklyn Botanial Garden.” • Sunday is
also opening day at Bridge Gardens,
noon-4 p.m. Rick Bogusch, the manager,
has made some changes.
MIMI MEEHAN’S NATIVE
PLANT GARDEN

Behind the Clinton Academy, Main Street,
East Hampton.
■ This garden of indigenous plants is
open without charge as a gift to the community
from the Garden Club of East
Hampton, whose members plant and
maintain it.