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

April 27, 2018

Arbor Day 2018

May 3, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunchtime Poetry: List Poems

May 8, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Hort Tour – May 8

May 10, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunchtime Poetry: Haikus

May 12, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Migratory Bird Watching – May 12

May 15, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunchtime Poetry: Love Spells

Hort Updates View All

April 2, 2018

Mad. Sq. Park Awarded Level 1 Arboretum Accreditation

Our Arboretum In January 2018 Madison Square Park was awarded level 1 accreditation by the ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program. This program approves Madison Square Park [Read More]

February 23, 2018

Welcoming the Witch-hazel

While Hamamelis boasts beautiful blooms, it is a not plant that is normally the focal point of any garden, nor is it featured in the [Read More]

February 15, 2018

Saying Goodbye to Stumpy

Unfortunately, yesterday one the Park’s favorite trees, the remnants of a 300 year old English elm, was removed in the Park due to concerns for [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]

Garden, Gardener Steph, Horticulture, Mad. Sq. Hort, tulips
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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