Garden

For Gardeners


FLOWER SHOW
East Hampton Presbyterian Church, Main Street.
The Garden Club of East Hampton’s July 19 show has “Alice in Wonderland” as its theme, free admission, 1-...

    Fairies, imps, little folk, leprechauns — all the ministrants seen and unseen we will now discuss are not just at the bottom of a fine garden but at its middle and top; indeed, they are all through the plot. They are...

   Edmund Hollander isn’t just kidding when he says his outsize, dense, and lavishly illustrated new book, “The Private Oasis” (Grayson Publishing), is not a coffee-table book: “It could break the typical...

   To what can we attribute the enduring popularity of hostas? They can be likened to the Helen of Troy or Cleopatra of the floral world, seducing non-gardening homeowners and casual and obsessed gardeners alike.
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   I suppose it was inevitable that designers would turn their color wheels for a protracted swim in the garden, but, oh lordy, to have begun on hoses? What in heaven’s name is one to do with an orange hose, a violet hose, one...

Roses Without Fear

   With the first of the busy weekends of summer behind us, everyone could use a little peace and tranquillity in a well-tended garden. It would be even better to be in someone else’s Eden, where each little weed or withered...

   How can you shed a little light on densely shaded corners of the garden? Or, better yet, how can you transform a black hole into a destination?
    Inadvertently this is what happened last week at the Mimi...

    Landscape Pleasures: Down the Garden Path, the Parrish Art Museum’s annual two-day horticultural event and fund-raiser, will be held this weekend.