David Patrick Columbia's New York Social Diary

November 19, 2015

Ingredients for good

The Horticultural Society of New York (The Hort) presented the 22nd Annual Fall Luncheon at the Metropolitan Club. This year, the long-running New York City tradition honored Frances Schultz, Board Member of The Hort, design and entertaining expert, and author of the recently published The Bee Cottage Story: How I Made a Muddle of Things and Decorated My Way Back to Happiness, and Sherri Donghia, Design Consultant for textile company Sunbrella® and author of Donghia: The Artistry of Luxury and Style.

Notable guests included Charlotte Beers, Bronson van Wyck, Jenny du Pont, Jim Druckman, Nina Griscom, Allison Rockefeller, Audrey Gruss, Jamee Gregory, CeCe Cord, Richard Keith Langham, Andrea H. Fahnestock, Anne Harrison, Liz Peek, and Yaz Hernandez.

The mission of the Horticultural Society of New York (The Hort) is to sustain the vital connection between people and plants. Our social service and public programs educate and inspire, growing a broad community that values horticulture for the many benefits it brings to our environment, our neighborhoods, and our lives. To learn more, visit, or call us as 212.757.9015.

Alison Minton, Kathleen Giordano, and Dr. Penny Grant