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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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In My Garden: What’s (Too) Hot and What’s Not?

Why do they call these way-too-hot days the Dog Days? I’ve learned that it’s not because you want to lie around like a tired dog. According to Wikipedia, the moniker “Dog Days” (Latin: dies caniculares) comes from an ancient belief … Continue reading

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My Geraniums

I’ve been propagating fancy-leaved and variegated pelargoniums for more than ten years. Many of my plants are grown from cuttings that were given to me by my mother, Elizabeth Shapiro, a native of Vienna, Austria, who lived since 1947 in … Continue reading

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