Rick Bogusch Honored by the Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons

June 27, 2022
Bridge Gardens

The Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons (HAH) honored Rick Bogusch, Director of Bridge Gardens, at their Garden Fair Preview on May 13th. The Board of HAH remarked, “Rick has served the horticultural community generously with his expert knowledge and guidance. He has created a thriving and welcoming community garden including vegetable plots, native plantings, art and diverse programming. All of his many accomplishments at Bridge Gardens have been done with gracious care for our community.”


Janet Donohoe Ollinger, Garden Fair Chair, Erik Brockmeyer, HAH President, and Rick Bogusch, Director of Bridge Gardens.

Rick came to the Trust in 2008, after Bridge Gardens was donated by its founders, Jim Kilpatric and Harry Neyens. During this time, Rick has transitioned the garden from a formal garden to reflect the mission of the Trust. This included adding many native plants, implementing low-impact sustainable landscaping practices and expanding the demonstration vegetable garden. He also created 24 community garden plots that educate community members on how to grow their own food.

Please join us in congratulating Rick on this well deserved honor!

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