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November 27, 2017

Plant of the Week: Wintergreen

By Erin Eck

The bright red berries of this low-growing evergreen can easily be spotted on a walk through the New Jersey Pine Barrens or Harriman State Park in the...

Plant of the Week: Wintergreen

By Erin Eck | November 27, 2017

The bright red berries of this low-growing evergreen can easily be spotted on a walk through the New Jersey Pine Barrens or Harriman State Park in the Palisades. Though the fruit’s texture is somewhat mealy, the minty flavor is...

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November 24, 2017

#OptOutside Instead This Black Friday

By Nancy Harwood

Over the last three years, nearly 8 million people have chosen to #OptOutside instead of joining the shopping frenzy that is Black Friday. Started by...

#OptOutside Instead This Black Friday

By Nancy Harwood | November 24, 2017

Over the last three years, nearly 8 million people have chosen to #OptOutside instead of joining the shopping frenzy that is Black Friday. Started by REI, one of Friends of the High Line’s longest standing partners, the #OptOutside...

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November 20, 2017

Plant of the Week: Autumn moor grass

By John Gunderson

As the colorful leaves of autumn begin to drop and winter seems to be just around the corner, Autumn moor grass or Sesleria autumnalis is in peak...

Plant of the Week: Autumn moor grass

By John Gunderson | November 20, 2017

As the colorful leaves of autumn begin to drop and winter seems to be just around the corner, Autumn moor grass or Sesleria autumnalis is in peak form. This is a cool season semi-evergreen grass that puts on its strongest growth during...

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November 2, 2017

Gardening in the Sky: Wild Inspiration

By Erin Eck

Much has already been written about how the High Line’s gardens were inspired by natural landscapes. As he developed planting designs for the...

Gardening in the Sky: Wild Inspiration

By Erin Eck | November 2, 2017

Much has already been written about how the High Line’s gardens were inspired by natural landscapes. As he developed planting designs for the park, Piet Oudolf was influenced by the plant communities that covered the structure...

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November 1, 2017

From Frozen Turkeys to Park Visitors: A History of What the High Line Carried

By Madeline Berg

At the height of its activity, the High Line was one of the city’s most prominent food distributors, delivering processed meat and baked goods to...

From Frozen Turkeys to Park Visitors: A History of What the High Line Carried

By Madeline Berg | November 1, 2017

At the height of its activity, the High Line was one of the city’s most prominent food distributors, delivering processed meat and baked goods to hungry New Yorkers.Kalmbach Publishing Company As anyone who has had to pull off a...

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