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Category: Flora

2018
 

Where to Find Spring Blooms in Central Park

By Central Park Conservancy|19 April 2018
Each spring, Central Park’s flowers bring bursts of color to New York City. Looking for some o... Read more  

2017
 

Where to Find Fall Foliage in Central Park

By Central Park Conservancy|19 October 2017
Each fall, many of Central Park’s roughly 20,000 trees transform into golden shades of yellow,... Read more  

 

A Native Meadow in Progress, the Dene Slope Opens to the Public

By Central Park Conservancy|21 September 2017
The Dene Slope, a vibrant native meadow that features a trail with rustic seating and stunning views... Read more  

 

Plant ID with the Dichotomous Key

By Institute for Urban Parks|13 February 2017
Successful park management hinges on knowing what plants are in your landscape and what kind of care... Read more  

 

PLANT HIGHLIGHT | Winter Jasmine

By Institute for Urban Parks|23 January 2017
New York City saw record warmth in 2015–including several December days with high temperatures... Read more  

 

PLANT HIGHLIGHT | American Persimmon

By John-Paul Catusco, Central Park Conservancy Woodlands Manager|16 January 2017
With only six mature specimens, the American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) is one of the rarest n... Read more  

2016
 

Establishing a Wildflower Meadow

By Institute for Urban Parks|19 December 2016
The Central Park Conservancy is creating a native wildflower meadow on the Dene Slope, a landscape i... Read more  

 

College Interns Count Emerging Invasives in Central Park

By Institute for Urban Parks|12 December 2016
Our Horticultural Sciences interns work in Central Park for 10 weeks in the summer to learn about th... Read more  

 

PLANT HIGHLIGHT | Black-Eyed Susan

By Institute for Urban Parks|05 December 2016
The black-eyed Susan is a common sight in northeastern summer landscapes. Characterized by alternati... Read more  

 

Creating a Wildflower Meadow in the Dene

By Institute for Urban Parks|24 August 2016
How do you establish a meadow of native wildflowers in an urban park that gets over 42 million visit... Read more  

 

Leafing Out in Central Park

By Institute for Urban Parks|11 April 2016
Now that spring is here, Central Park’s trees are beginning to display their first hints of gr... Read more  

 

Early Spring Pruning in an Urban Park

By Institute for Urban Parks|01 April 2016
Spring has arrived in Central Park, which means Conservancy gardeners are busy pruning our ornamenta... Read more  

 

Q&A with Regina Alvarez of the Central Park Flora Project

By Institute for Urban Parks|29 March 2016
Beginning its third and final year, the Central Park Flora Project is collecting and documenting all... Read more  

 

Newly Documented Wild Flora for New York State Found in Central Park

By Institute for Urban Parks|11 March 2016
Breaking News — Pennsylvania cudweed has been discovered in Central Park! Pennsylvania cudw... Read more