Garden

Way out on Napeague, tucked in on the lee of a dune where the winds off the ocean have to make a U-turn to get at it, there’s a flowering oasis that has no business being there.
I became a tomato farmer by accident. My neighbor Lynn King happily grows cherry tomatoes every year, and even more happily, for me, she doesn’t like to eat them and shares them with me.
The Star’s hunter-gatherer, Durell Godfrey, continues to play in her yarden. You remember: She calls it a yarden because it is sort of a yard and sort of garden. She rewards her labors with goodies, and thinks you would like them, too.
As you go around town you might be forgiven thinking forsythia and Japanese cherries are the only flowering trees and shrubs. After all, they, together with a smattering of others, dominate our landscape.
“Madoo Talks: House and Garden,” three lectures that will examine a variety of relationships between domestic life and gardens, will take place in the Sagaponack conservancy’s winter house studio on Sundays at noon during February and March.
What’s the point of having the luxury of a long view into the garden if it’s blocked by a conventional flower border?
A forest glade with a thick carpet of ferns, etched in dappled sunlight cast by the shade of trees, has been a recurring dream since I first saw the island bed by Hollis Forbes’s driveway in East Hampton.
If you’ve been entranced by the bountiful crop of flowers on the kousa dogwoods this spring and have been tempted to add one to your garden, now is the time to act. Head right to your favorite garden center and pick one out while they are still in...
“Planters: On and Off the Ground,” LongHouse Reserve’s annual juried invitational, will open on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at the East Hampton garden, museum, and educational foundation. Martha Stewart will judge the competition, as she did in LongHouse’...
This year’s Much Ado About Madoo garden market and cocktail party will celebrate Robert Dash’s purchase of Madoo in Sagaponack in 1966 and the 50 years of organic gardening there that followed.
Bridgehampton, Sagaponack, and Wainscott will be the focus of this year’s Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons garden tour, to be held on Saturday. Celebrating its 30th year, the tour will include five private gardens of note.
Garden enthusiasts across the East End will be monitoring the weather reports this weekend in the hope that umbrellas will not be required for the Parrish Art Museum’s Sunday garden tours. But when it comes to such tours, whatever the weather, if...
Five private gardens in Bridgehampton and East Hampton will be open to the public on Saturday as part of the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program.