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Wave hill Plantwise Walk Woodland Wildflowers credit Wave Hill md
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Plantwise Walk: Woodland Wildflowers

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Wave hill Plantwise Walk Woodland Wildflowers credit Wave Hill md

Many woodland wildflowers take advantage of the sunlight to bloom before trees leaf out in the spring. Meander along trails through the Abrons Woodland to learn about these naturalized (native and nonnative) wildflowers their impact on this woodland ecosystem.

About the Plantwise Walk series:
A series led by Jess Brey, Wave Hill’s Senior Horticultural Interpreter, each “walk and talk” will focus on a specific group of plants, encouraging a deeper relationship with some of the special plants that grow at Wave Hill. Topics explored may be nomenclature, ethnobotany, history and plant culture, such as pruning, germination and propagation. As the series title indicates, this is a program for the curious; adult participants with some plant knowledge will get the most out of these programs.

Registration required; online or by calling 718.549.3200 x251.

Questions? Please email us at or call the telephone number and extension above.

Participants should expect to walk on a variety of surfaces and in all weather.

Walks follow a variety of routes along mixed-material pathways and varying elevations.

  • Jess Brey

    Jess brey

    Jess Brey

    Jess Brey is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. She leads seasonal walks, develops programs and writes, and provides images for, the monthly “In the Garden Now” email—and journal entries at—highlighting the garden’s unique collection, design and history. Jess has an MPS in Horticulture specializing in Public Garden Leadership from Cornell University.

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