January 30, 2015

Planning the Summer Plantings

It may seem a bit early to think about summer planting, but creating formal gardens takes some advanced planning. In fact, many of our displays [Read More]

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November 14, 2014

Mad. Sq. Hort: Tulip Time

Even as the leaves change, and harken the winter to come, our gardeners are thinking of spring.   This year, we are planting close to 20,000 [Read More]

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September 25, 2014

Mad. Sq. Hort: Fall Annual Planting

It’s been a beautiful fall at Madison Square Park, and we are looking forward to enjoying the rest of the season by spending as much [Read More]

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September 12, 2014

Gardener Steph: Perennial Pallet

Spring and fall are the best times of the year to plant perennials in the garden because, as the days grow cooler, plants adapt easier [Read More]

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August 29, 2014

London Plane Trees

It’s rare to walk through any park in New York City and not see at least one London Plane tree. These trees have beautiful peeling [Read More]

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August 8, 2014

Gardener Steph: Plants of the Future

The garden crew has been busy this season taking out some of the old and putting in the new. As part of a plan to [Read More]

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June 27, 2014

Meet the Tree: The James Madison Tree

When you’re in the park gazing at  Rachel Feinstein’s Cliff House, take a look to your left at the one of the grand old oaks taken [Read More]

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June 13, 2014

Summer Annual Planting

Madison Square Park is showing some touches of color in the gardens now that temperatures have heated up. Our garden crew has worked hard over [Read More]

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May 1, 2014

Gardener Steph: Tulips! Tulips! Tulips!

We are happy to announce that our tulip display is in full bloom this week. Come and see it while they last! This year we [Read More]

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March 26, 2014

Spreading Mulch With Credit Suisse

14 volunteers from Credit Suisse assisted Gardener Steph on Tuesday morning to spread mulch throughout northern lawns. Mulch provides nutrients to our plants and our [Read More]

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