Mad. Sq. Hort

Beckoning the Butterflies

Danaus plexippus, the Monarch butterfly, is perhaps the most iconic butterfly across the Americas. The much beloved butterfly is a common sight in the United [Read More]

Ecology

Mad. Sq. Water Garden 2019

This season, Madison Square Park Conservancy has an exciting addition to the gardens: an aquatic garden replete with lotuses and other flowering water plants that [Read More]

Sensory Garden

Our horticulturalists and garden volunteers have been busy planting over 2000 plants in our summer seasonal garden display for you to enjoy. Experience a treat [Read More]

Mad. Sq. Hort Day: Hydrangea Hurrah 2019

Madison Square Park Conservancy presents Hydrangea Hurrah!  Join us for a FREE family-friendly garden party around the Northern Reflecting Pool celebrating the Park’s prized hydrangeas [Read More]

Family Hort Tours | June 18

Go on an adventure with a Mad. Sq. Park staff member to explore the many plants, trees, and creatures that make up the Park’s horticulture [Read More]

Hort Talks | Talking Turf with Frank S. Rossi

Join us for a series of free, lively Park walkthroughs led by a diverse group of field experts who will discuss the horticulture of the [Read More]

Hort Talks | Evolution of Plants We Garden & Farm with Michael Purugganan, Ph.D

Join us for a series of free, lively Park walkthroughs led by a diverse group of field experts who will discuss the horticulture of the [Read More]

Hort Talks | Plant Diversity with Jamie Boyer, Ph.D

Join us for a series of free, lively Park walkthroughs led by a diverse group of field experts who will discuss the horticulture of the [Read More]

Hort Talks | In Search of Insects with Louis Sorkin, B.C.E

Join us for a series of free, lively Park walkthroughs led by a diverse group of field experts who will discuss the horticulture of the [Read More]

Fireflies at Dusk | July 30

It’s summertime and our firefly friends are back for a visit! Meet us for an evening of catch and release for the whole family.