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Notes from the Field: A Gift of Weeds

June was an extraordinary month for roses. But now it’s July and if you haven’t been vigilant the weeds are fairly impressive as well.

Landscape Pleasures Opens the Less Typical Gardens to the Public

While the original home did come down, what went up in its place pales in comparison to some of the monstrosities seen in the second-richest zip code in the country. The roughly 3,500-square-foot modern home is beautifully rectangular, asymmetrical and cubist in form, Mr. Thorp said, and his challenge was to design a garden that echoed and moved with it. The result will be on view during the Parrish Art Museum’s annual Landscape Pleasures weekend, kicking off Saturday with a symposium. Darrel Morrison will discuss landscape design as ecological art, followed by Andrea Cochran, who will delve into capturing the ephemeral in landscape design, and Charles Birnbaum, who will explain the importance of landscape legacy and stewardship.

ARF Transforms Thrift & Treasure Shop Into Designer Showhouse

On Saturday, May 28 the Animal Rescue Fund of The Hamptons will hold a cocktail party and sale at the ARF Thrift and Treasure Shop in Sagaponack.

Furnishing the Outdoors with Walpole

Accessory spaces such as rooftop gardens and outdoor kitchens are a continuing trend on the East End, according to Sue Donahue and Mark Hesh of Walpole Outdoors.

Ski and Sun: Blaze Makoid Designs a Home for Both at Lake Tahoe

As an architect, Blaze Makoid is best known for creating modern, light-filled homes that embrace the summer seascape and wide open vistas of the East End. But recently, Mr. Makoid and his firm were honored for a very different project — a West Coast ski house which was built high in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California.

Slave Dwelling Project, A Stay in the Manor’s Attic

New York will be the 15th state he has visited as founder of the nonprofit Slave Dwelling Project. He will sleep in the slave quarters in the manor attic the night before his talk.

Hamptons House, for Purposeful Purchases

Despite the organic fibers, earthy ethics, and reasonable prices, the shoppe’s upscale aesthetics and elegant hand-blown glassware result in queries such as “when did this gallery open?” Mr. Harrison said.

Spatial Arts: Defining the Narrative of Landscape

Glenn Lawton is the owner of Spatial Arts, a Sag Harbor based company which creates environments for clients that flow seamlessly between a property’s man-made structures and the natural boundaries at its edges.

John Jermain Highlights a Bright New Home

A few years ago when architect Bill Beeton and his wife Julia Hubbard, a landscape designer, set out to build their new house in Sag Harbor, they were looking for something very specific...Light.

Student Farmers

By Emily J. Weitz; photography by Michael Heller The gardens at Hayground started the same year as the school, and in just that way, the...

Annual ARF Thrift & Treasure Designer Showhouse

On Saturday, May 30th the Animal Rescue Fund of The Hamptons (arfhamptons.org) will hold a cocktail party and sale at the ARF Thrift and...

Southampton House Tour Celebrates 375th Anniversary

The sixth annual Southampton House Tour, “Insider’s View,” will celebrate Southampton Town’s 375th Anniversary on Saturday, May 30 with a house tour from 1...

LongHouse Reserve Opens Season with Rites of Spring

  LongHouse Reserve will open its season on April 35 from 2 to 5 p.m. with Rites of Spring, featuring the work of Kiki Smith,...

Ashram: Art & Architecture’s Lasting Gesture

Architecture is more than the study of blueprints and building specs for Daniel Arsham. It’s a living, breathing thing to be experienced. It’s art.

Where Have All The Monarchs Gone?

By Paige Patterson When I was a child, summer was a time when, if you stood still enough, you could balance a monarch butterfly on...

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