Dear Friends of Untermyer Gardens,
The unnaturally warm winter may have deprived us of the pure beauty that comes with a snowy landscape, but the flip side is that it allowed our gardeners to be tremendously productive outdoors as well as indoors.
Timothy Tilghman has been whaling away at a steep slope in the lower area of the future meadow that was formed from piles of stone, masonry elements, and excess soil that were dumped there decades ago. It mars the line of the natural slope and will be regraded to create a more harmonious landscape. I am hopeful that this will also address some stormwater runoff problems there.
Stephen F. Byrns
President, Untermyer Gardens Conservancy