Mad. Sq. Hort Updates

December’s Blooms in the Park

  For most plants, the first frost is the signal for everything to wind down. However, here at Madison Square Park, there are plenty of [Read More]

The Green Ash Tree

Fraxinus pennsylvania, or the green ash, is a medium-sized deciduous tree native to eastern and midwestern North America. This hardy tree is remarkably tolerant of [Read More]

Fall Colors in the Park

Madison Square Park is one of the best places to see the leaves changing to their fall colors. Throughout the year, most tree leaves are [Read More]

Winter Flowers

The winter months is fast approaching which means our collection of camellias at Madison Square Park will begin to bloom. Camellias belong to the genus [Read More]

Preparing for Spring

Did you know that fall is the best time to plant spring bulbs? Our green team will plant over 60,000 bulbs with help from volunteers [Read More]

Eastern Red Bat

Our team spotted an Eastern red bat just in time for Halloween. Scientifically known as the Lasiurus borealis, it is one of our native tree [Read More]

What’s in Bloom

With autumn finally here, there are a variety of fall blooming flowers on display at Madison Square Park. Our horticulturists have chosen five plants currently [Read More]

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]

2019 Horticulture Symposium: Speaker Bios and Topics

  Amos Clifford Amos Clifford is the founder of the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs and author of the bestselling Your [Read More]