Spotlight On: Planting Fields Arboretum

Visiting an arboretum in winter may not seem ideal, but when it is Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay, NY, winter means nothing when the main attractions are the greenhouses in full bloom. Planting Fields, built in 1904, is the former estate of William Robertson Coe. The 409 acres was where the Coe family resided in … Continue reading Spotlight On: Planting Fields Arboretum

Spotlight On: Clark Botanic Garden

Clark Botanic Garden on Long Island in Albertson is almost a hidden gem of a garden. Founded in 1969, the 12 acre grounds are hard to spot from the small sign outside the parking lot entrance alerting you to the garden. Once you find this place though, it is worth it to be met with all different … Continue reading Spotlight On: Clark Botanic Garden