garden

    Look at photographs and paintings of early 20th-century gardens on the East End and what do you see: roses, first and foremost. Climbing roses, frothy with blooms overflowing pergolas, arbors, walls, and fences. At the very...
   A magnificent spring it is, it is. On the immediate dry side, yes, but an annual superfluity of rain just might redress present lack.

   Remarkable is the only way to describe this winter. Since Christmas there have been small bouquets for the table and friends: sprigs of camellias, witchhazel, winter jasmine, honeysuckle, even a rosebud or two. So many plants have...

Not quite three years ago I wrote enthusiastically about a revolution in roses that would propel America’s national flower into its most popular and widely grown flower.
Landscape Pleasures, the Parrish Art Museum’s annual symposium and garden tour, will explore the theme “inside/outside” and how interior design and garden aesthetics influence each other.
Talk about the taste of summer and the conversation will almost invariably steer straight to...