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Early Spring in Central Park

May 17, 2018

Jonathan and I moved to New York in the mid-eighties, living on the West Side close to the San Remo towers shown in the image above. One reason we chose…

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Among the Daffodils…the Parterre Bench

May 10, 2018

Given the response to last spring’s blog on my friend Alison and Steve Walk’s property up island, we started planning ahead to truly celebrate their daffodil display this year! Mintwater…

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The Vias of Palm Beach

May 3, 2018

My spring trip to Palm Beach was a bit shorter than anticipated, but while there I luxuriated in capturing the architecture, landscapes and gardens of this meticulously manicured island. One…

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Palm Beach, a Taste for Regency

April 26, 2018

Imagine the pleasure of coming to photograph a home only to realize that it was the former residence of a good friend…and then to see that this Regency jewel has…

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An Island Enclave in Palm Beach

April 19, 2018

Everglades Island, a thin sliver of land floating just off Palm Beach in the Intracoastal Waterway, is an enclave just a short causeway from South County Road. As with many …

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The Little Black Dress of Flower Urns

April 12, 2018

Many gardeners have a favorite “go to” container for our flower arrangements. They’re  like an old friend — reliable (water tight), accountable (whatever you arrange in them looks good), stylish…

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Exceptional Greenhouses

April 5, 2018

An “Inspiring Garden Design” series would not be complete without a nod to greenhouses…specifically those that are graciously and tastefully incorporated into their garden surroundings. I’ve picked three of my…

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Inspiring Garden Design: An Olmsted Japanese Garden

March 29, 2018

Appropriately named, Wildacre occupies only a little more than a narrow acre of granite outcroppings at the head of Price’s Neck Cove, which offers shelter from the open Atlantic Ocean…

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