Garden Photo of the Day

Moon window

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Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais

Rather than a moon gate, this garden feature at Stonecrop Gardens in Cold Spring, New York, is more of a moon window, offering a glimpse into the formal flower garden beyond the wall.

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  1. PlantManager 07/22/2010

    Now this is excellent; doable for the 'little' guy, unlike many of the moon gates seen in various 'big' gardens.

  2. arboretum 07/22/2010

    this is both a very well done photo and a wonderful garden element. The backstory of this specific piece would be most helpful. Making a round window is NOT an easy thing (look at the circular frame)and I'm wondering if it was an architectural antique (as certainly must be the case with the ironwork.)

    I'm not sure, but it appears from the photo that the window's view is blocked by a shrub. If so, that's a shame because it should open onto a view purposefully chosen
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  3. paiya 07/23/2010

    it's magical!

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    richardanderson 02/01/2019

    Excellent, this window is good for plants in spring.

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