Tuesday, September 29, 2015

“New York City is known for its built environment, but...

"New York City is known for its built environment, but there are a number of secret gardens dotting the five boroughs. They come in the form of historic-house museums and local parks, community #gardens and churchyards — places where city dwellers and visitors can slip in for a quick sip of nature, or linger through an afternoon. @kirstenluce photographed six #secretgardens, including Fort Tryon Park's Heather Garden, pictured here. The three-acre garden has one of the most significant collections of heaths and heathers – small, colorful shrubs more typical of Scotland – on the East Coast. As September fades into October, the Heather Garden is teeming with oak-leaf hydrangea, white wood aster, autumn crocus and blue mistflower, among dozens of other flowers." By nytimes on Instagram.

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