Jay Heritage Center_photo by Cutty McGill

Larry Weaner spoke to a crowd of over 120 at the first annual Hort Lunch at the historic Jay Estate and Jay Heritage Center in Rye, New York. Prior to the lecture, Larry toured the meadow with attendees. According to the Jay Heritage Center, the Jay Estate meadow is the oldest managed meadow in New York state.

Charles Birnbum, Founder and President of The Cultural Landscape Foundation and member of the Advisory Committee for LWLA’s educational affiliate New Directions in the American Landscape, provided opening remarks at the event.

Photo credit: Cutty McGill. Left to right: Suzanne Clary of the Jay Heritage Center, Larry Weaner