The High Line Blog

  • Spring Cutback

    It's a Wrap! Gardeners & Volunteers Complete Spring Cutback

    Following weeks of hard work by our dedicated High Line gardeners and volunteers, we're excited to share that our 2017 Spring Cutback season is now complete! See our Spring Cutback progress... In keeping with planting designer Piet Oudolf's vision, High Line plants are not trimme... read more
  • Culture Shock: Q&A with Maysoon Zayid

    Join Friends of the High Line on April 22 for Culture Shock, the High Line's 2017 programming season kick-off. Culture Shock will bring the park to life with music, comedy, stories, and family activities from 1-6 PM. All events are free with RSVP and open to the public.Leading up to the event, we... read more
  • Green Council Welcomes Spring on the High Line

    The 2017 Green Council cohort participates in their first Cutback day on the park.Spring has finally arrived on the High Line! Led by High Line Educators, Green Council is a paid education and job-training program that offers local teens hands-on experience in horticulture, community gardening, a... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Grape Hyacinth

    It's been a long, cold, lonely winter on the High Line that at times seemed never ending. The cold weather continued through most of our spring cutback, including a winter storm that covered all of our plants in six inches of solid ice. But the ice slowly melted, and after we managed to dig th... read more
  • Culture Shock: Q&A with For Colored Nerds

    Join Friends of the High Line on April 22 for Culture Shock, the High Line's 2017 programming season kick-off. Culture Shock will bring the park to life with music, comedy, stories, and family activities from 1-6 PM. All events are free with RSVP and open to the public.Leading up to the event, we... read more
  • Culture Shock: Q&A with Queer Memoir

    Join Friends of the High Line on April 22 for Culture Shock, the High Line's 2017 programming season kick-off. Culture Shock will bring the park to life with music, comedy, stories, and family activities from 1-6 PM. All events are free with RSVP and open to the public. Leading up to the e... read more
  • Culture Shock: Q&A with Chargaux

    Join Friends of the High Line on April 22 for Culture Shock, the High Line's 2017 programming season kick-off. Culture Shock will bring the park to life with music, comedy, stories, and family activities from 1-6 PM. All events are free with RSVP and open to the public.Leading up to the event, we... read more
  • Culture Shock: Q&A with Brooklyn Raga Massive

    Join Friends of the High Line on April 22 for Culture Shock, the High Line's 2017 programming season kick-off. Culture Shock will bring the park to life with music, comedy, stories, and family activities from 1-6 PM. All events are free with RSVP and open to the public. Leading up to the event, w... read more
  • Partner Spotlight: REI

    Today, we are shining a light on REI, one of our longest-standing corporate partners, who has supported the High Line's Volunteer Program since 2011. If you haven't had the chance, we encourage you to read this op-ed on the New York Times about the passing of Mary Anderson, co-founder o... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Eastern skunk cabbage

    Tucked into a boggy, wetland bed of the towering graceful cattail ( Typha laxmanii) and winter scouring rush (Equisetum hyemale), a curious new addition has been added to the High Line's diverse plant collection. Eastern skunk cabbage, Symplocarpus foetidus, is native to Eastern North Americ... read more