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Virtual Gardeners’ Party

Wave Hill’s Gardens: Past, Present & Future

A Conversation in the Gardens with
Marco Polo Stufano, Founding Director of Horticulture
Louis Bauer, Senior Director of Horticulture

Followed by a Live Q&A Moderated by
Stephen Orr, Editor-in-Chief, Better Homes & Gardens

Registration for this event is now closed, but there's still time to support Wave Hill's gardens.

Gardeners’ Party 2020

Thank you to all who joined us!

All Gifts Make a Difference

Make a donation today and receive a specialty plant list curated by Marco Polo Stufano and Louis Bauer.

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Support the care of our gardens, grounds and essential horticultural needs.

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Front Entrance Project

Support new plantings, trees, pathways and benches for our new entrance area.

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Nally Interns

Support the John Nally Internship and help train the next generation of gardeners.


Gardeners’ Party Donors

Wave Hill is grateful for the support of our Sponsor, Garden Champions and Friends of Horticulture

Almstead Tree, Shrub & Lawn Care

Eleanor Briggs
Sarah and Geoffrey Gund
Samantha and D. Bryce O’Brien
Sleepy Cat Farm
Jennifer P. Speers
Penelope P. Wilson
Audrey and Richard Zinman

Lisa and Michael Cader
Lu Hamlin
Donna Raftery and Vincent Inconiglios
Susan and Robert Morgenthau
Ellen Petersen
Marco Polo Stufano
Rita and Marie Stufano
Beatrice and Leighton Welch

Stephen Orr and Chad Jacobs
Patricia Jonas
Francisco Correa and Michael Riley
Pamela and Paul Salvatore

The Friends of Horticulture Committee

Donna Raftery, Chair

Eleanor Briggs ❀ Susan P. Burke
Lisa Cader ❀ Ann Coleman
Cathy Deutsch ❀ Page Dickey
Jane Garmey ❀ Maggy Geiger
John Gwynne ❀ Lu Hamlin
Myra Hecht ❀ Patricia Jonas
Fred Landman ❀ Janet Mavec
Pepe Maynard ❀ Susan Morgenthau
Stephen Orr ❀ Melissa Ozawa
Frances Palmer ❀ Katie Ridder
Francis Schell ❀ Lynne Silver
Beatrice Welch

Marco Polo Stufano, Director of Horticulture Emeritus
Louis Bauer, Senior Director of Horticulture
Steven Conaway, Assistant Director of Horticulture

Current Exhibitions Inspired by Nature

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Frances Palmer

Frances Palmer: Life in the Studio features photographs by Frances Palmer, a member of Wave Hill’s Friends of Horticulture and ceramicist of international reputation.

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23rd Annual International: American Society of Botanical Artists and Wave Hill

The artworks on view collectively speak to nature’s resiliency and celebrate botanical art amidst the rich diversity of plants in our gardens.

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Ana Flores

Forest Dialogue was created last year by Ana Flores, an award-winning sculptor, ecologist and community arts advocate who explores the interconnection of natural and human histories.

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For more information, email or call 718.549.3200 x310.

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