At LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton
An untitled "planter" by Hope Sandrow from a previous event, offers a hint of how openly the concept can be interpreted. Durell Godfrey

The pool at Robin and Fred Seegal's house in Wainscott Durell Godfrey Photos
The Seegal house
Shade-loving flowers at Toni Ross's Wainscott property
A cottage nestled into the trees on the Ross property
The Ross pool and main house
The DeFlorio's rolling lawn with landscape stairs
The DeFlorio garden
The ocean view from the Seegal property
The Kennedy grounds have a casual, relaxed feel.
The Kennedy house set in a bed of white flowers

Landscape Pleasures, the Parrish Art Museum’s annual symposium and tour, leads the pack of garden-related events this month
David Kleinberg’s East Hampton garden is one of five on the Parrish Art Museum’s Landscape Pleasures self-guided tour on Sunday. Durell Godfrey

Plants with flowers or foliage in orange have been coming to the fore for some time now
Orange is popping out all over in gardens this year. Some of the choices to try with this trend are, above, Crocosmia Distant Planet, below, marigolds, and Diascia. Abby Jane Brody Photos
Hailey London, the Springs School's greenhouse manager, showed kindergarteners how to water plants during a classroom activity in April. Christine Sampson

The floodgates have opened on exciting new plant introductions
Salvia Amistad
Lobelia cardinalis Black Truffle
Helenium Moerheim Beauty Abby Jane Brody Photos

It was a cloudy day on Accabonac Harbor, but it didn't stop those on the tour from enjoying the view from The Landing. Durell Godfrey Photos
The house at The Landing
The Landing
Charles Savage led a tour with his dog on his property.
Jim Spitzer took a rest among the many statues by Costantino Nivola on his family compound.
The Nivola property
Valerie Coster and Karen Simon had their own fun with the Nivola statuary.
Anna Millang Murray found the grass on the tour pretty terrific.
The "strollers" strolling down Old Stone Highway

Garden events on the South Fork
Margaret Kerr’s Springs garden will be part of the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program on Saturday. Garden Conservancy

Dianne Benson and Lys Marigold, two of the organizers, have found six properties to include, all rich with local and artistic history.
The Landing, a 12-acre property on Accabonac Harbor that has not been open to the public previously, will be on the Old Stone Stroll on May 16.
The compound once owned by Costantino and Ruth Nivola will be part of the Old Stone Stroll. Durell Godfrey
The Le Corbusier mural inside the house at the Nivola propertyDurell Godfrey
Peter Bickford and Greg McCarthy's Willow Hill features a reclaimed barn guest house that the couple had brought down from Canada plank by plank.Durell Godfrey
The tree house on Marcia Previti's property
Judith and Gerson Leiber's public gate

A sulphur butterfly visits Joe-Pye Weed.
Monarch butterflies, which are in decline, love seaside goldenrod among other native plants.
Bumble bees like seaside goldenrod too.