Mad. Sq. Hort Updates

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]

Mad. Sq. Hort, News
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]

May 21, 2018

Best of Spring Blooms

As we welcome summer, we’d like to acknowledge some of our favorite spring blooms. We hope you have enjoyed our standout collection of cherry blossoms (Prunus serrulata), as [Read More]

Mad. Sq. Hort, News
April 27, 2018

Tree Conservation Plan

The Conservancy has completed a 60-year Tree Conservation Plan which outlines the history of Madison Square Park’s trees and lays out a comprehensive plan for [Read More]

April 24, 2018

Preparing for Spring

This year, spring and warm weather have been slow to arrive, but the MSPC staff was extremely active in preparing the Park for warm weather. Two weeks [Read More]

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]

November 29, 2017

Tree of Light

The first public christmas tree in the United States was displayed in Madison Square Park on December 21, 1912. The idea of a public Christmas [Read More]