Tag Archives: Piet Oudolf

High Line Part II

Photo: Iwan Baan, 2011 LAST WEEK, another 10-block section of the High Line, the ongoing re-invention of an unused elevated railroad line through Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, opened to the public. The innovative park now stretches all the way to West … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW Garden Guide: New York City

NEW YORK in 2011 is truly a great garden city. World-class, I’d venture to say. Yet, as Nancy Berner and Susan Lowry¬†point out in the newly revised edition of Garden Guide: New York City (W.W. Norton, $22.95), as recently as … Continue reading

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White is a Color

OH BOY, I’m all over the Internet today. Remarkable, not having left the house in two days, to feel so widely published, and instantaneously, too. Two pictures of my snow-logged backyard, taken yesterday at the height of the blizzard, are … Continue reading

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Garden Stalker

IT’S ONE THING to be a garden voyeur, checking out places that are open to the public or that I’ve wangled an invitation to. Now I’ve gone a step further and become a garden stalker, sneaking looks into yards whose … Continue reading

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