Mad. Sq. Hort Updates


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]

August 27, 2018

Fall Lawn Closures

In order to keep our lawns primed for frequent recreational use during the warm spring and summer months, we must let our lawns rest and [Read More]

August 21, 2018

Please Don’t Feed The Squirrels

As you may know, the squirrels at Madison Square Park are eccentric critters who provide a world of entertainment and whimsy to all who visit [Read More]

August 10, 2018

What is a Public Garden?

A public garden is defined by the American Public Gardens Association as: “An institution that maintains collections of plants for the purposes of public education and enjoyment, in [Read More]

Mad. Sq. Hort, News
August 6, 2018

Meet the Trees: Crabapple

The crabapple is a small tree in the rose family of the Malus, or apple, genus. It originated from the mountains of Kazakhstan, and other [Read More]

July 3, 2018

Trees For Bees

Two weeks ago, Madison Square Park Conservancy partnered with The Honeybee Conservancy to celebrate Pollinator Week. It has also been one year since we debuted our [Read More]

June 28, 2018

Take A Self-Guided Garden Tour!

Enjoy our Self-Tour Garden Maps, featuring seasonal Mad. Sq. Hort highlights from our Southern Fountain and Reflecting Pool displays. These maps help you identify and locate [Read More]

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]