Mad. Sq. Hort

Global Gardens and the Age of Discovery

In the 18th- and 19th-century, scientific fervor and intellectual curiosity resulted in many voyages of discovery by European nations. Naturalists, zoologists, and gardener-botanists accompanied colonial [Read More]

Summer Hydrangeas 

Summer is here and so is our extensive collection of hydrangeas. At Madison Square Park, there are over 300 individual hydrangea plants, most of them [Read More]

Park Pollinators 2020

Over thousands of years, pollinators found in Madison Square Park have coevolved with regional plants to transfer pollen between male and female flower parts. In [Read More]

Meet the Trees: Horse Chestnut

Aesculus hippocastanum, the horse chestnut, is a large deciduous tree native to the Balkans Peninsula. These trees, when mature, can grow to be between 50 [Read More]

Summer Birds in the Park 2020

As a managed green space, Madison Square Park is a vital source of food and shelter for native and migrating fauna throughout the year. This [Read More]

Summer Global Gardens

Our Green Team is back in the Park to bring you an exciting display of summer blooms. Featuring plants native to different continents around the [Read More]

Summer Wildlife in the Park

As a managed green space, Madison Square Park is a vital source of food and shelter for native and migrating fauna throughout the year. This [Read More]

National Public Gardens Week at the Park

National Public Gardens Week is here, and as a member of the American Public Gardens Association and an accredited arboretum, Madison Square Park Conservancy is [Read More]

Global Garden Highlight: Spring Blooms of the Middle East

Our curated spring display this year, Global Gardens, features plants native to five continents: South America, North America, the Middle East, Europe, and South America.  [Read More]

Global Garden Highlight: Spring Blooms of Asia

Our curated spring display this year, Global Gardens, features plants native to five continents: South America, North America, the Middle East, Europe, and South America. [Read More]