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Garden Inspiration: Upstate Flower Meadow

OH, THE THINGS THAT CAN BE DONE — or that happen naturally — in “full sun”! Full sun has always proved elusive where I’ve gardened, certainly in Brooklyn backyards but even on woodsy Long Island. Upstate in northern Dutchess County … Continue reading

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GARDEN VOYEUR: Artist’s Way in Springs

THIS GARDEN BELONGS TO ONE OF MY NEIGHBORS here in Springs. Like so many people around here, Margaret Kerr is an artist. Her medium is brick. The garden surrounding her cedar-shingled 1970s house was inspired, she told me, by a … Continue reading

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GARDEN VOYEUR: Meadow with a View

FIVE STORIES above Pacific Street, there’s a colorful meadow designed by Cynthia Gillis for the rooftop of the Boerum Hill townhouse she shares with her husband, architect John Gillis. “A roof deck is a kind of meadow,” she says, “because … Continue reading

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