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The High Line Blog

  • 2016 Teen Staff

    Welcome, 2016 Teen Staff!

    2016 Teen Staff. Photo by Stephanie Wilkins Since 2012, Friends of the High Line has offered job opportunities for more than 100 teens in cultural production, horticulture, and education. This year, we are excited to welcome a new cohort of 28 teen staff members who will be working in Green Cou... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Snow crocus

    The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptab... read more
  • Photo(s) of the Week: What a Difference a Week Makes!

    These photos show last Friday (snowfall!) vs. this Friday's shorts-and-flip-flops weather. The turbulent wishy-washy weather of spring is upon us! A week ago it was literally freezing (a low of 30 ° F), and this week we saw highs of 79°. This warm weather has jump started t... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Toyo-Nishiki Flowering Quince

    The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptab... read more
  • Spring Cutback 2016 Kicks Off

    High Line gardeners and volunteers trim back plants for Spring Cutback. Photo by Julieanne Prevete. In keeping with planting designer Piet Oudolf's vision, High Line plants are not trimmed back at the onset of cold weather as they are in most gardens. Instead, when spring arrives High L... read more
  • Elmgreen & Dragset’s Greater Perspective

    High Line Art presents a wide array of artwork including site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video programs, and a series of billboard interventions. Learn more about Elmgreen & Dragset's A Greater Perspective, on view through the end of March 2016, on the High Line ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Common snowdrop

    The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptab... read more
  • spring seasonal transitions

    Photo of the Week: Seasonal Transitions

    Spring is near! Friends of the High Line's largest horticultural undertaking Spring Cutback kicked off today and we've officially spotted the season's first crocus. It'll only get warmer and greener from here! For our Photo of the Week, I've chosen a series of three shots Hi... read more
  • Gardening in the Sky: Life in the Soil

    Our gardeners applying beneficial nematodes. Photo by Timothy Schenck.While many people think of soil as inert, it is actually a lush ecosystem teeming with bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and insects. For High Line gardeners, studying and nurturing the complex life of our soil is one of the most f... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Jelena Witch Hazel

    The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptab... read more