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Happy June

NOW THERE’S YOUR PROPER JUNE BORDER, above. A little ahead of time, as is everything in this accelerated spring. Peonies; irises; columbine; foxgloves and phlox on their way. In front of a very proper old house, below, on Long Island’s … Continue reading

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Saving Great Dixter

TWO YEARS AGO, in early April, I had the pleasure of visiting Great Dixter in East Sussex, England, the estate of Christopher Lloyd, who spent his life tending gardens and gigantic, whimsical topiaries begun by his own father and Edwin … Continue reading

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