REEVES-REED ARBORETUM HEADS TO WAVE HILL
FOR AUTUMN BOTANICAL EXCURSION ON THE HUDSON
SUMMIT, NJ: Reeves-Reed Arboretum of Summit, NJ will be taking an autumn bus trip to Wave Hill Public Garden & Cultural Center in Bronx, New York on September 27, 2022, at 9:30 am. The public is invited to join them on this excursion to explore and learn more about the 28-acre urban oasis. Sitting high above the Hudson River estuary with sweeping views, lots of open sky, and enchanting gardens, the day is expected to be full of horticultural discoveries. Reeves-Reed Arboretum’s own Director of Horticulture, John Beirne, will lead a guided tour to include the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory, T.H. Everett Alpine House, Herb, Flower, and Aquatic Gardens and more. Attendees will also have free time on their own to explore Wave Hill’s current art exhibits, beautiful gift shop, and café featuring indoor and outdoor patio seating overlooking the gardens and Hudson River.
Wave Hill’s founding head gardener Marco Polo Stufano's first intention was for Wave Hill to be a beautiful respite for the people of New York City. Now it is visited by people from all over the world. A renowned garden destination, Wave Hill's 28 acres of gardens and woodland are acclaimed for plantsmanship, aesthetic sensibility, and the human experience of nature. Formal and informal gardens will delight visitors from season to season with inspired combinations of perennials, annuals, bulbs, shrubs, herbs, ornamental and aquatic plants, wildflowers, and more.
The Arts at Wave Hill include residencies and programs, exhibitions, outdoor sculpture, performances, and concerts for the public. The following exhibits featuring contemporary topics will be on display during the Arboretum’s visit: Maya Ciarrocchi's Muscota, Mosholu, Tibbetts Brook featuring cyanotype prints on silk and works on paper in Wave Hill House, photography by Deep Pool, and a multisensory installation by Amina Ross, both in the Glyndor Gallery.
For ticket details and itinerary, visit reeves-reedarboretum.org. Register early as bus seating is limited. The bus will depart from Reeves-Reed Arboretum located at 165 Hobart Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901. Questions? Contact Doreen Schindler, Manager of Special Events, at email@example.com or 908.273.8787 x1717.
Celebrating over 40 years as a historic public garden and education resource, Reeves-Reed Arboretum engages, educates, and enriches the public through horticulture and environmental education, and the care and utilization of the gardens and estate. Open 7 days a week, the Arboretum is listed on both the National and New Jersey State Historic Registers. Funding for RRA has been made possible in part by the NJ Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Department of Parks & Community Renewal.
Reeves-Reed Arboretum....a place to grow, for everyone!