Lessons from Wave Hill: Right Plant, Right Place—Identifying and Embracing Microclimates

  • Bronx, New York City
  • Nov 01, 2019
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Why do some plants thrive and others die? Picking exactly the right spot for a plant is not always easy. During this intensive workshop with Senior Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day, see how minor changes in aspect and soil or surrounding landscape features can make a big difference to gardening success. Starting with an indoor presentation of some favorite Wave Hill plants and their different needs, move outside to meet Wave Hill Gardener Susannah Strazzera to see how to make a virtue of every possible garden location. Gain insights into soil amelioration and learn some of the tricks used by the Wave Hill gardeners to cultivate finicky plants such as alpines and those from Mediterranean regions. This new series is inspired by the fall 2019 publication Nature into Art: The Gardens of Wave Hill. Free with admission to the grounds. $10 adults, $6 students and seniors 65+, $4 Children 6+, free to Members and children under 6.

  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10471
  • 718 549 3200
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  • Wave Hill
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