Mad. Sq. Hort Updates

Carex Lawn

Madison Square Park has a new green lawn, thanks to our green team who planted 2,230 small Carex plants on Dogwood Lawn with the help [Read More]

Witch Hazel Blooms

As we move out of summer and into autumn, our hydrangea collection fades out while our witch hazel collection starts to bloom. You can find [Read More]

Mad. Sq. Hort Symposium: The Transformative Properties of Horticulture

Friday, November 15, 2019 | 9 AM­ – 1 PM | Free Entry  About the Event Featuring a diverse lineup of speakers, including Naomi A. Sachs, [Read More]

Plant Profile: Yellowwood

  As part of our Horticulture Program, Madison Square Park Conservancy keeps phenological data on five species of trees located in the Park. Phenology is [Read More]

Lawn Restoration

After a long season of activities, our Park lawns will be closed for lawn restoration on September 23, 2019. Each lawn will be aerated, a [Read More]

Leaf Fest | November 23

Spend the afternoon with our Mad. Sq. Park team as we rake, collect, and bag leaves throughout the Park. The rain date for this program [Read More]

What’s in Bloom?

This September, there are a variety of unique flowers blooming at Madison Square Park that you are not likely to find in your neighbor’s garden. [Read More]

Mad. Sq. Plant Profile: Hackberry

As part of our horticulture program, Madison Square Park Conservancy keeps phenological data on five species of trees located at Madison Square Park. Phenology is [Read More]

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