The Helen of Troy or Cleopatra of the floral world
The Kollers plant miniatures as groundcover under a small maple in a container, the author has adapted the idea for her own lawn. Abby Jane Brody Photo

Elements of the past are conserved in a bright, 21st-century makeover
Reflections in the glass wall of the late Costantino Nivola’s studio offer a playful look at the house, which his son moved and reconstructed. Durell Godfrey Photo

Two old buildings and a surprising new one reflect nature and architectural possibilities.
The dining room, with a folding door and a screen that comes down from the ceiling, opens to a deck. The partners made the table themselves. Erik Freeland

The LongHouse Reserve is anything but typical
“Good Luck in the Water” by Kate McCarty won second place last year.

An antiques-filled cottage, made livable by Mary Emmerling
Wooden beams, along with wood walls and floors, speak of the house’s age, while most of the furnishings are vintage. Durell Godfrey

Michael Derrig
Michael Derrig Morgan McGivern

Coreopsis Full Moon is self-cleaning and flowers till Thanksgiving.
Coreopsis Full Moon is self-cleaning and flowers till Thanksgiving. Abby Jane Brody

It will include barns of all styles, ages, and uses
The barn at the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack will be part of the Bridgehampton Historical Society’s barn tour on Sunday. Durell Godfrey