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The Garden Conservancy
Open Days: $7/person unless otherwise noted.
June 3 - 7 Gardens Suffolk County
Entwood Garden: informal but structured 7 acre, contoured landscape that combine intimate gardens, intriguing plant, tree and rock specimens, welcoming habitats, expansive views, recreational spaces. Has 2 large naturalistic koi ponds nurtured by wetland filter systems, surrounded by lawn, arboretum areas, border plantings of mature evergreen and deciduous trees, hidden paths, shade gardens. Fireplace Farm: 2-acres farmed by Paul Hamilton, who grows his own produce to sell and runs a CSA here. The site is protected under agricultural easement with Peconic Land Trust. Honor system farm stand. Harwood & Feder: 26-year old, all-organic garden created and entirely tended by 2 owners, one of whom is board member of Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons. Kahn & Peterson: Transformation of garden first planted in 1931 around a Tudor-style house. Hidden garden of herbs, shrubs, annuals, perennials that appeal to birds, bees and butterflies; potager with vegetables, fruit, flowering vines. Garden design and materials determined by heavy wind, salt spray, erratic rainfall. Marshall Watson: on bluff overlooking Gardiner’s Bay, home has 2 gardens. One: thoroughfare for large herd of deer and faces ocean winds, salt, and one partially fenced and walled transitioning to fully organic. Charlestonian gates welcome you to interior designer’s garden. Forecourt has holly stilt hedge, rhododendron bed, gated potager, wisteria-draped carriage house/potting shed, neoclassic gazebo, more! von Gal: landscape designer/environmentalist garden on protected salt marsh. Also natural restoration and garden areas: meadow, woodland, moss garden, fenced vegetable garden.
The Garden Conservancy
11 Old Post Road
Cold Spring

The New York Botanical Garden Events
Now thru October 29 - Exhibit: Chihuly
20 new installations and drawings and early works reveal evolution of Chihuly’s artistic process. Several new installations draw inspiration from his 1975 Artpark installation. Films, poetry, nature-inspired art programs for kids. CHIHULY Nights
May 18 - Glimmerglass Festival: An Evening of World-Class Opera 6–9:30
A sneak peek of internationally renowned Glimmerglass Festival and its 2017 season fueled by passion for home and heartland. Glimmerglass Young Artists present excerpts from upcoming season including Porgy and Bess; Oklahoma!; Xerxes; The Siege of Calais. Plus, experience CHIHULY illuminated exhibition in Enid Haupt Conservatory. Fee.
The New York Botanical Garden
Bronx River Parkway (Exit 7W) and Fordham Road
New York
718.817.8700 or

Innisfree Garden Events
May 20 - Lecture: The Designer's Eye 10
Lynden Miller, acclaimed public garden designer and Innisfree trustee, gives lecture, at Cary Institute in Millbrook. To help participants "see" through lens of an artist and horticulturist, she'll lead tour of Innisfree - five minutes away.
Innisfree Garden
362 Tyrrel Road
(845) 677-8000,

Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association Events
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
Route 9
Hyde Park
Info: 845-229-6432,,

Battery Park City Parks Conservancy Events
Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park, Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan (access: Battery Place) FREE! Information:
6 River Terrace Events
6 River Terrace (South end of River Terrace, north of the Irish Hunger Memorial)
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park (access: Chambers Street)
Battery Park City Events
At Battery Park City Parks Conservancy
Battery Place (corner of 2nd place and Battery Place)
Battery Park City Parks Conservancy
2 South End Avenue (access: West Thames Street)

Stonecrop Gardens Events
Stonecrop Gardens
81 Stonecrop Lane
Cold Spring

The Cultural Landscape Foundation Garden Dialogues
Patrons, garden owners and designers reveal creative process and collaboration that yields a great garden. Opportunities for small groups to experience beautiful gardens created by accomplished designers currently in practice. Fee.
The Cultural Landscape Foundation
1909 Que Street NW
Second Floor
Washington, D.C. 20009

Hudson Valley Garden Association Events
Hudson Valley Garden Association
PO Box 191, Gardiner, NY 12525
Info: 845-418-3640, ,

Rubin Museum of Art Events
Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
New York

Old Westbury Gardens Events
Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY 11568

Friends of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission Events
Palisades Parkway Exit 19 or Route 9W
Sterling Forest State Park Preserve Events
Registration required. Trails can be steep and rocky, wear hiking shoes. Hike at pace of slowest hiker. Information or to register: 845-351-5907.
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site Events
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
44 Battlefield Rd., accessed from Park Rd. off Route 9W in Stony Point
845-786-2521 or
Minnewaska State Park Preserve Events
Pre-registration required for everything. Weather contingent. Wear appropriate clothing, footwear; bring snacks, water. Meet at Nature Center unless otherwise noted.
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Route 44/55, 5 miles west of intersection with Route 299
Rockland State Park Events
Friends of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission
Administration Building
Bear Mountain
845.786.2701, or

Wave Hill Events
Wave Hill
675 West 252nd Street

Native Plant Center Events
At Westchester Community College
75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla
914-606-7715, or

Planting Fields Arboretum Events
Planting Fields Arboretum & State Historic Park
Post Office Box 58
Oyster Bay, New York 11771
(516) 922-8676, [url=][/url

Neversink Valley Area Museum Events
Neversink Valley Area Museum
26 Hoag Road
Info: 845-754-8870

Landis Arboretum Events
Esperance 518-875-6935
518-875-6935 or

Arnot Forest
Schuyler County Route 13 (1 mile north of NY Route 224 between Cayuta and Van Etten) NY.
Directions and map:

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