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MORE Gardens in the Hamptons: Where the Signs Say “Welcome”

The Hamptons are a land of high hedges and closed gates, as well as of open vistas of fields and water. It can easily seem as if most gardens there are off-limits to the average visitor, who can occasionally catch … Continue reading

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Three Remsenburg Gardens

Cottage Garden Riding your bike around, waving at people working in their beautiful gardens, and hopping off to say hello and admire their handiwork is a good way to make new friends, learn a lot, and see places you wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Italian Landscapes and Gardens

Italy is known for its formal gardens, from the Borghese Gardens in Rome to the Boboli Gardens behind the Pitti Palace in Florence. But as I re-learned over the past few weeks, the whole country is a garden, whether it’s … Continue reading

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Garden Visits in the Hamptons

Yesterday I had the opportunity to visit some spectacular private gardens in the Hamptons. My first stop was the Bridgehampton estate of Louise and Leonard Riggio. He’s the founder and chairman of Barnes and Noble and the former chair of … Continue reading

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