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March 28, 2018

Spring Cutback Volunteer Spotlight: Gabriela Pereyra

By Brittney Seegers

Our annual Spring Cutback wouldn’t be possible without the hard work and dedication of our horticulture volunteers and gardeners, who help trim...

Spring Cutback Volunteer Spotlight: Gabriela Pereyra

By Brittney Seegers | March 28, 2018

Our annual Spring Cutback wouldn’t be possible without the hard work and dedication of our horticulture volunteers and gardeners, who help trim back more than 110,000 plants along our 1.5-mile-long park. Meet High Line volunteer...

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March 16, 2018

Plant of the Week: Visions in Pink Chinese astilbe

By Orrin Sheehan

Astilbe chinensis is a rhizomatous perennial belonging to the Saxifragaceae family. As its specific epithet implies, this plant is native to China and...

Plant of the Week: Visions in Pink Chinese astilbe

By Orrin Sheehan | March 16, 2018

Astilbe chinensis is a rhizomatous perennial belonging to the Saxifragaceae family. As its specific epithet implies, this plant is native to China and usually found growing along streams, rivers, and forest edges. Astilbe prefers...

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March 15, 2018

Gardening in the Sky: High Line Habitat

By Erin Eck

Each March hundreds of volunteers join our horticulture team to complete the massive task of cutting back all the perennials in the park by hand. Though...

Gardening in the Sky: High Line Habitat

By Erin Eck | March 15, 2018

Each March hundreds of volunteers join our horticulture team to complete the massive task of cutting back all the perennials in the park by hand. Though many gardens cut back their plants in fall, we leave our displays of dried leaves...

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March 11, 2018

Gardeners & Volunteers Kick Off Spring Cutback 2018

March marks the start of our annual Spring Cutback, when gardeners and volunteers clear out dried grasses and perennials to make room for new spring...

Gardeners & Volunteers Kick Off Spring Cutback 2018

March 11, 2018

March marks the start of our annual Spring Cutback, when gardeners and volunteers clear out dried grasses and perennials to make room for new spring growth. This year, we’re proud to be composting 100% of our plant material—which...

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March 6, 2018

Plant of the Week: Common snowdrop

By Orrin Sheehan

If you find yourself lucky enough to be strolling through the High Line gardens in late winter, you may notice the white nodding blooms of Galanthus...

Plant of the Week: Common snowdrop

By Orrin Sheehan | March 6, 2018

If you find yourself lucky enough to be strolling through the High Line gardens in late winter, you may notice the white nodding blooms of Galanthus nivalis, the common snowdrop. While other spring ephemerals and perennials are still...

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March 5, 2018

Rocket Men

By Annik LaFarge

We are pleased to share this guest blog post by Annik LaFarge, author of On the High Line: Exploring America’s Most Original Urban Park, which...

Rocket Men

By Annik LaFarge | March 5, 2018

We are pleased to share this guest blog post by Annik LaFarge, author of On the High Line: Exploring America’s Most Original Urban Park, which originally appeared on Livinthehighline.com. Today is opening day of Spring Cutback on...

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