|Dear EscapeMakers — With the spirit of spring and getting outdoors (at last!) here are three gorgeous gardens to tour!
Madoo Conservancy, Sagaponack – Artist and writer Robert Dash"s organic garden on
2 acres featuring Tudor, High Renaissance, early Greek, as well as Oriental garden influences. Opens April 30 2-5 pm Wed. and Sat. July and August Wed. through Sat.
Bridge Gardens, Bridgehampton –
Rolling lawns, unique topiary sculptures and ivy mazes, over 800 rose varieties in bloom beginning in June, secret rooms of bamboo and hostas. Through May 22: Sat. 10 am
– 5 pm; Sun. noon- 4 pm; May 23 through September 4: Wed. & Thurs. noon-5 pm; Fri. noon-dusk ; Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. noon-4pm.
Long House Reserve Gardens,
East Hampton – Arboretum and sculpture gardens (by Chihuly, de Kooning, LeWitt) bring together art and nature, aesthetics and spirit. Wed. and Sat.2-5 pm; July and August Wed. through Sat. 2-5 pm.