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GARDEN VOYEUR: Foolproof Plants for Brooklyn Backyards

THIS IS WHERE I cut my gardening teeth: the 21’x35′ backyard on Verandah Place in Cobble Hill where we lived for twenty years, above, as it looked in May/ June. We inherited a graceful Japanese maple, a stand of honeysuckle … Continue reading

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The Hanging Gardens of Brooklyn

A FEW YEARS BACK, this 25’x30′ Brooklyn Heights backyard was basically a dog run, with a broken stone patio and a canopy of ailanthus trees. Now, with the help of garden designer Nigel Rollings, who teaches the popular Urban Garden … Continue reading

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