This Garden-wide exhibition celebrates early 20th-century America’s most influential women in landscape architecture and design as well as garden photography. Experience Mrs. Rockefeller’s Garden in the Haupt Conservatory—an exquisite evocation of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden in Maine—and through the many exhibition components offered that embrace poetry, music, and photography, discover the innovative work and significant contributions of these women to American history and culture.
Went this weekend and it is worth checking out.
Mrs. Rockefeller’s Garden (exhibit above, photos via NYBG) was designed by Beatrix Farrand, a well known landscape architect and the niece of novelist Edith Wharton.
We’re expecting our Azalea Garden to look like a rainbow brought to earth for at least a couple more weeks. The weather’s pretty perfect for it, so if you happen to be stopping by, you miiiiight wanna head over there. —MN
The Orchid Show: Chandeliers opens this Saturday, February 28, in our Haupt Conservatory. Just, y’know, giving you the heads-up in case you’re in and around New York. It runs through April 19, so there’s plenty of time to come visit. —MN
Sure brown is one of the least loved colors but I give it a thumbs up in winter especially in the natural world. Brown refers to many shades including walnut, chestnut and mahogany, then there is the lovely sounding umber and sepia and artists will know Van Dyck brown. All conjure up a mental image of something beautiful. On a recent visit to the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) the browns were out and showing off their stuff