By Paige Patterson
Garden flowers transform grocery-store roses.
At left, hazel catkins add interesting texture. This pieris has early and fabulous foliage.
At left, parsnip flowers enliven peonies and bearded iris. Crabapples, northern sea oats, perilla, and bugbane.
A pond in Bedford, N.Y., designed by Blythe Yost
Photo of the four partners, from left: Heather Hoeppner (Chicago), Sarah Finazzo (Montauk/Port Washington), Alexis Sutton (Denver), Blythe Yost (Pearl River, N.Y.)

Realistic expectations and dedication paid off. Jamie Bufalino

By Julie Sakellariadis
The photo above shows boxwood affected by the blight. The images below provide a sad glimpse of blighted leaves and cuttings.

Pans Muslim colleague for ‘anti-Semitic hate’
Representative Lee Zeldin received a warm welcome at an East Hampton Town Republican Committee fund-raiser at the Palm last Thursday night. Durell Godfrey

The Landscape Pleasures tours, focusing on celebrated East End gardens, will be on Sunday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and are self-guided
The gardens on the Landscape Pleasures tour on Sunday include, above, Jan and Randy Slifka’s in East Hampton Village and below, a Water Mill waterfront property.
Hollyhock, at the Southampton Village home of Mary Ann Tighe and Dr. David Hidalgo (its treehouse is below)Lauren Coleman

LongHouse's 2017 Family Day was postponed because of poor weather as well, but the weather was beautiful for the rain date. Carissa Katz

The Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack Carissa Katz
Bridge Gardens in BridgehamptonDurell Godfrey
The LongHouse Reserve in East HamptonDurell Godfrey