April 15, 2016

Flora Feature: Tulips

While most admirers of tulips think of tulips as spring plants, most garden enthusiasts like to think of tulips as a fall endeavor. All of [Read More]

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March 11, 2016

Flora Feature: Daffodils

Those familiar with Greek mythology may recall the story of Narcissus, a man so beautiful that became mesmerized upon seeing his own reflection in a pool [Read More]

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August 14, 2015

Mad. Sq. Hort: Tree Protection

Urban environments can often be stressful for trees, as they struggle to find the air, light, and water that they require in order to thrive. [Read More]

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July 2, 2015

Hydrangeas In Bloom

Our Hydrangea collection will reach full bloom in the coming week. These blue and pink beauties are an American garden classic. While most are small [Read More]

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June 24, 2015

Spectacular Summer Annuals

The first day of summer is only a few days past and our summer annual displays is looking lush and full. This summer’s planting includes [Read More]

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May 15, 2015

New Garden

We are excited to unveil a new garden at Madison Square Park. Our gardens around the Shake Shack are new and greener than ever. What [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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