Garden

Faced with a 90-percent chance of rain on Saturday, the LongHouse Reserve has postponed its annual Family Day.
Friday is National Public Gardens Day, and here on the South Fork, the LongHouse Reserve, the Madoo Conservancy, and Bridge Gardens will be open free of charge from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Star’s hunter-gatherer, Durell Godfrey, brings us “yardening,” a felicitous combination of gardening and yardwork focusing on what you might want to do, hope to do, or pay someone else to do. She says the word also conveys...
At the twilight of the Disco Era, a young ant princess shed her gossamer wings after her nuptial flight, traded her aerial moment in the sun for a subterranean eternity, and never looked back. At the far end of our backyard, the spot where she...
Plant fanciers interested in unusual flora will want to stop by Wittendale's Florist in East Hampton, where the rare large bloom of a corpse flower is currently filling the greenhouse with its distinctively pungent odor.
An all-day program of presentations, panel discussions, and a seed swap will take place on Saturday at the Riverhead campus of Suffolk Community College.
A holiday centerpiece workshop at the East Hampton Town Senior Citizens Center on Monday was the culmination of months of work by the Garden Club of East Hampton, which started gathering and assembling materials for the popular program in late...
The Madoo Conservancy in Saga­ponack announced last week that it would eliminate its $10 entrance fee, after receiving a grant from the Barry Friedberg and Charlotte Moss Family Foundation.
Was it only last summer when I was extolling the virtues of groundcovers, illustrating them (the virtues) with an image of a handsome mosaic of shade-loving, textured greens? Sweet woodruff, a variegated carex, and wild strawberry, a gift from...
A kaleidoscope of color: white, yellow, salmon, orange, red, purple, and every shade of pink imaginable in an East Hampton garden.
The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons’ acro­nym, ARF, could stand for “A Route of Flowers” on Saturday, when its annual garden tour, this time focusing on properties in East Hampton, will be held.
The painter Robert Dash, who died in 2013, left a legacy much larger than his brushstrokes. The Star’s longtime garden critic, whose columns were renowned for their painterly approach to the color and placement of plants, Mr. Dash lives on not only...
If you’ve ever biked or run on Old Stone Highway or other roads near the bays and harbors in late June or early July, you could hardly miss the spicy fragrance of a white-flowered shrub on the edge of the woods.