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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February 28, 2014

Gardener Steph: The Spring Thaw

This past weekend finally brought some warmer weather, and with it, thoughts of spring in the park. The warm weather also thawed the gardens just [Read More]

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February 12, 2014

Gardener Steph: Valentine’s Day Flowers

Valentine’s Day is almost here. A box of chocolates, a bouquet of roses, and a romantic candle light dinner are just some of the things [Read More]

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November 22, 2013

Gardener Steph: Camellias

As the gardens wind down with the coming of winter many gardeners start looking for plants to help extend the growing season. Camellias were once [Read More]

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October 24, 2013

Gardener Steph: Fall Blooms

With frost coming any day now most park goers are starting to look to the trees for fall foliage. While you tour the park, keep [Read More]

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October 10, 2013

Gardener Steph: 65,000 Bulbs

Fall is a time for spring preparation and each year our garden crew is busy planting thousands of bulbs to make Madison Square Park an [Read More]

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