Gardens to Visit

Hidcote Manor – A Garden of Rooms

by Risa Edelstein on March 22, 2010

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1. Alliums at Hidcote, 2. Hidcote Garden, 3. Hidcote Manor Garden, 4. HIDCOTE MANOR GARDEN, 5. Hidcote Manor Garden, 6. HIDCOTE MANOR GARDEN, 7. Hidcote 328a, 8. hidcote gardens cotswolds, 9. Snow at Hidcote I love to study and visit gardens from around the world and see what lessons I can learn that will inform […]

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Last November, Dennis Collins, the past President of the  Ecological Landscaping Association (ELA), took a group of us on a tour of Mount Auburn.  The purpose of the tour was to show us how Mt. Auburn has been making impressive strides in moving to organic and sustainable landscaping and gardening practices.  Their goal is to […]

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The New York High Line

by Risa Edelstein on August 23, 2009

in Garden Travelogue,Gardens to Visit

Not to be missed especially during August when the garden is in full bloom, the New York High Line is one of the nicest public spaces I have ever been to.  This elevated rail, 30′ in the air, looks out onto NYC and the Hudson and connects old and new in a design that is […]

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Photo above: Skunk cabbage – a wetland indicator.  This plant is pollinated by a fly! Today I took a class at Garden in the Woods, home to the New England Wildflower Society.  I love this garden and my classes this spring are just an excuse to go more often.  It is definitely one of my […]

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