Herbal Travels: The Cloisters


| 5/22/2009 4:22:01 PM


Tags: Travel, New York, NYC, The Cloisters, Gardens, Lemon Verbena Lady,

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You can check out the Lemon Verbena Lady at her blog http://lemonverbenalady.blogspot.com.

The Herbal Husband, a friend from Peru and I took a train trip to New York City last week. I got to spend one of my days at the beautiful Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park. In response to Letitia Star's blog, "Herbal Travels: Chicago Botanic Garden" (which I loved when we went on a cold, rainy and windy day in October), I would have to say that The Cloisters is my favorite walled garden.  Really, I probably should have been a medieval scholar or a horticulture major in college. I turned out to be an art history major and that has been very helpful in understanding the relationship between gardens and art. They are intermingled here quite masterfully.

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The Trie Cloister Garden is home to a collection of plants native to the meadows, woodlands and stream banks of Europe. 

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elderberry, echinacea, bee hive

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