Mad. Sq. Hort

September 19, 2018

MSPC Volunteer Appreciation

Madison Square Park Conservancy is indebted to our volunteers for their invaluable contributions to the Park. Every year, volunteers have proven instrumental to the success of [Read More]

September 11, 2018

Victorian Symbolism In Our Perennial Collections

Across cultures, time, and space, flowers have served as symbols used by people wishing to convey subtle or covert messages. Nowadays, we tend to perceive flower [Read More]

August 29, 2018

Full Moon Hort Tour – October 24

Join us on Wednesday, October 24th from 7-8pm, for a tour of the gardens under the light of the full moon with Gardener Steph. Meet [Read More]

Leaf Fest 2018

Fall has arrived! Spend the afternoon with our Mad. Sq. Park team as we rake, collect, and bag the leaves throughout the Park. Weather permitting. [Read More]

August 27, 2018

Fall Lawn Closures

In order to keep our lawns primed for frequent recreational use during the warm spring and summer months, we must let our lawns rest and [Read More]

August 23, 2018

Mad. Sq. Hort Symposium – Planting the Future: Urban Trees


Mad. Sq. Hort Symposium 2018: Planting the Future: Urban Trees Monday, November 5, 2018 9am-12pm Eataly Rooftop 200 5th Ave Free Entry, Please RSVP to symposium@madisonsquarepark.org Join us [Read More]

August 21, 2018

Please Don’t Feed The Squirrels

As you may know, the squirrels at Madison Square Park are eccentric critters who provide a world of entertainment and whimsy to all who visit [Read More]

August 10, 2018

What is a Public Garden?

A public garden is defined by the American Public Gardens Association as: “An institution that maintains collections of plants for the purposes of public education and enjoyment, in [Read More]

Mad. Sq. Hort, News
August 6, 2018

Meet the Trees: Crabapple

The crabapple is a small tree in the rose family of the Malus, or apple, genus. It originated from the mountains of Kazakhstan, and other [Read More]

July 3, 2018

Trees For Bees

Two weeks ago, Madison Square Park Conservancy partnered with The Honeybee Conservancy to celebrate Pollinator Week. It has also been one year since we debuted our [Read More]