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2022 Horticultural Lecture: Little Island–A Garden Rises

Wave Hill House
$30, including admission to the grounds; Wave Hill Members save 10%

Please note: registration is now full for this event.

After construction was completed on Hudson River Park's ambitious Little Island on Pier 55, Liman Cheng had the rare opportunity to work in a totally novel landscape as one of its three, full-time horticulturalists. Tasked with caring for gardens in a unique built environment, Cheng had a year of careful observation, discovering how plants performed and how the public interacted with them. His talk will describe the experience, and the journey in gardening—from private gardens and green-roof projects—that led him there. Prior to horticulture, Cheng was an artists' agent and global executive producer on advertising for high-end brands. Now he combines his love of art with nature.

A reception with light refreshments will follow this talk at Wave Hill.

Registration required, online or by calling 718.549.3200 x251.

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

Mr. Cheng's talk concludes Wave Hill's 2022 Horticultural Lectures.

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