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The High Line Blog

  • Gardening in the Sky: Making the Cut

    Staff arborist, Marek Pundzak, working on an Acer triflorum Pruning is one of the most important ways to promote tree and shrub health, particularly since a bad cut can affect a tree for years to come. As Marek Pundzak, staff arborist for Friends of the High Line, says: "Before a single c... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Japanese clethra

    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
  • Flashback Friday: Snow Removal on the High Line

    High Line staff work tirelessly to remove snow from the park entrance at West 14th Street. As New Yorkers prepare to hunker down and cozy up for a Netflix marathon during the upcoming winter storm, Friends of the High Line team members will be hard at work removing snow from the park to cr... read more
  • The High Line in 45 Seconds

    We invite you to join Friends of the High Line on a photographic journey through history, beginning with the West Side Cowboys and ending with present day programs. When Friends of the High Line was founded 16 years ago, we never imagined we would someday welcome so many visitors —includ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Pink muhly grass

    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, adaptabili... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Swamp azalea

    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, adaptability... read more
  • Spotted: Surprising Blooms During New York's Wacky Weather

    If you live near the High Line—or in much of the eastern half of the United States—this may have been the first week that actually felt like winter. Temperatures in New York throughout the fall and early winter were abnormally high. And on Christmas Eve, when the mercury hit a record-breaking 72 ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Dawn viburnum

    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 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptab... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Lilafee barrenwort

    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 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptab... read more
  • Year in Photos

    Year in Photos: 2015

    Happy Holidays from Friends of the High Line! From caring for 116,000 plantings to building an imaginary cityscape out of two million LEGO® bricks, 2015 has been an amazing year for the High Line and our community. We are especially grateful to all the generous supporters who help us kee... read more