Monthly Archives: February 2010

The Eidetic Landscape

It’s quite possible that Planting Fields in Oyster Bay on Long Island was my first Olmsted landscape. My mother used to take us to the arboretum in the mid- to late 1960s when we lived in nearby Glen Cove. The … Continue reading

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A Plant That Takes the Summer Off

The genus Cyclamen first entered my consciousness during a visit to Copenhagen. They were for sale on the street outside of florists and neighborhood food stores. I seemed never to be quite out of sight of a constellation of plunging … Continue reading

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