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The Garden Conservancy
$7/person unless otherwise noted.
Garden Conservancy
11 Old Post Road
Cold Spring

The Madoo Conservancy Events
The Madoo Conservancy
618 Sagg Main Street
PO Box 362
Sagaponack, NY 11962

The New York Botanical Garden Events
Now thru April 22 - Exhibit: Out of the Woods: Celebrating Trees in Public Gardens 10-6
Third NYBG triennial exhibition with American Society of Botanical Artists. 42 selected artworks capture detailed images of trees, all of them cultivated in public gardens and arboreta throughout the world. Watercolor, oil, graphite, colored pencil, and ink. Several contributors are graduates of NYBG’s Botanical Art and Illustration Certificate Program. See online here.
Now thru April 22 - The Orchid Show
Installations by Acclaimed Belgian Floral Artist Daniel Ost. Tours, care demos, Q&As, roaming guides, classes.
April 20,21 - Orchid Evenings 6:30–9:30
Stroll through The Orchid Show in conservatory while music, dance, and unmatched beauty create one of NYC’s most unique, spectacular evening outings. Fee.
May 19 thru October 28 - Exhibition: Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i
Focus on O'Keefe’s immersion in Hawaiian Islands in 1939. Lush flower show in Enid A. Haupt Conservatory evokes gardens and landscapes that inspired her plus the story of the flora and unique ecology of Hawai‘i. Curated by art historian Theresa Papanikolas, Ph.D., Deputy Dir. of Art and Programs at Honolulu Museum of Art. See 20 of O’Keeffe’s depictions of Hawai‘i—and paintings not seen together in New York since 1940. Events, programs, demonstrations, film series, symposium, lecture. Fee.
April 21,22 - Earth Day Celebration 12–5
The Orchid Show closes with highlights of NYBG’s central work to save plants of the world. Meet NYBG scientists and students to learn how they collect, study, and conserve plants and fungi. Behind-the-scenes tours of Plant Research Laboratory, Open House of Steere Herbarium.
May 4 thru 6 - Garden Art & Antiques Fair
Choicest plants, antiques, art. classic furniture of finest quality. Nearly 30 leading dealers. Experts lead sessions on topics from interior to floral design. Prominent designers offer advice on how to incorporate items purchased at Fair into your home & gardens. Over 20 plein-air artists across the grounds during Garden’s Third Annual Plein-Air Invitational. Finished art available for purchase. Guided tours of gardens and collections, live music. Fee.
May 3 - Preview Party and Collectors’ Plant Sale 6-8
Curated selection of choice, rare, garden plants hand-picked by horticultural staff,
on hand to advise on best selections. Demonstrations, book-signings by some of NYC’s finest interior and floral designers, Silent Auction, music, signature cocktails,
light fare. Fee.
June 9 & 10 – Rose Garden Weekend 11-4
Immerse Yourself in a Sea of Blooming Beauty! Celebrate peak of Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden’s spring color with live music, plant care demonstrations, expert-led tours, and refreshments.
New York Botanical Garden
Bronx River Parkway (Exit 7W) and Fordham Road
New York
718.817.8700 or

Innisfree Garden Events
April 21 - Daffodil Viewing 11-5
Members free. Others fee.
Innisfree Garden
362 Tyrrel Road
(845) 677-8000,

Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association Events
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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