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.

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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]

Mad. Sq. Holiday 2018

We invite you to gather around the Mad. Sq. Holiday Tree as we present free seasonal activities for all to enjoy. There will be ornament decorating, [Read More]

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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]

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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]

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