Photos by Barbara Hobens: her gardens, clients & travels:

Maria’s Perennial Garden, DeWitt Clinton Park
New York City Parks & Recreation
West 52nd Street between 11th St. & West Side Highway
Designer: Barbara Hobens; grant from The Greenacre Foundation for custom bench, plants, bulbs, and soil.
Monarch enjoying Goldenrod in early October –
Hyde Park, NY
Anna B. Warner’s garden:

Perennials, boulders, native plants, and a trellis added to condominium beds, raingarden, and meadow.
Late afternoon sun and SW orientation was ideal for roses, lobelia, and astilbe. Cold Spring, NY.