Mad. Sq. Hort

The flourishing, welcoming atmosphere of Madison Square Park is achieved by design and hard work. Our dedicated gardeners nurture the lush lawns, the age-old trees, and the ever-changing display of annual and perennial plantings. No matter the season, there is always flora to stir the senses.

Hort Programming View all

June 23, 2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Mad. Sq. Hort Day: Hydrangea Hurrah 2018

July 10, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Hort Tour – July 10

August 14, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Hort Tour – August 14

September 11, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Hort Tour – September 11

September 29, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Migratory Bird Watching – September 29

October 6, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Migratory Bird Watching – October 6

Hort Updates View All

June 14, 2018

Plants for Birds

This year we will celebrate National Pollinator Week from June 18-24, which aims to honor and protect the bees, butterflies, birds, and beetles that comprise the [Read More]

June 11, 2018

Then & Now: Victorian Influence in Mad. Sq. Park

At Madison Square Park, we focus on the conservation and celebration of all flora and fauna that make up our unique urban gardens. As part [Read More]

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June 5, 2018

Open Green Program 2018

Madison Square Park Conservancy uses the most effective practices to keep our lawns as healthy and sustainable as possible. We rotate lawns for use to [Read More]

Featured Collections

October 31, 2016

Flora Feature: Camellia

As winter approaches, many gardeners are beginning to look for plants to extend the length of the growing season. One of their top picks is [Read More]

June 17, 2016

Flora Feature: Hydrangeas

Madison Square Park is heralding the season of hydrangeas and welcoming even more to our expansive collection of over 300 hydrangeas. Hydrangeas are one of [Read More]

April 27, 2016

Flora Feature: Eastern Redbud

Perhaps one of America’s most beloved native trees, the Eastern Redbud, Cercis canadensis is certainly putting on a show at Madison Square Park. A favorite of [Read More]

April 15, 2016

Flora Feature: Tulips

While most admirers of tulips think of tulips as spring plants, most garden enthusiasts like to think of tulips as a fall endeavor. All of [Read More]

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March 11, 2016

Flora Feature: Daffodils

Those familiar with Greek mythology may recall the story of Narcissus, a man so beautiful that became mesmerized upon seeing his own reflection in a pool [Read More]

Gardener Steph, Horticulture
February 11, 2016

Flora Feature: Witch-Hazels

Witch-hazels or Hamamelis are a genera of shrubby plants native to North America, China, and Japan. The genus name, Hamamelis, means “together with fruit,” referring [Read More]

Garden, Gardener Steph

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