It’s hard to be a gardener when you live in New York City but great gardens are all around us. Cooper-Hewitt and Central Park Conservancy have partnered to give a deeper appreciation to the thought that goes into NYC’s park maintenance and how their caretakers see their space as a blank canvas for design.
Garden Design: The Art of Color, Variety and Form
Saturday, April 13, 201310:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.The 3-acre Heather Garden is the site of our annual rite of spring – the shearing of the heather by members of the Northeast Heather Society and garden staff. In addition to the shearing, visitors can take tours of the garden, learn what is so Special about Heaths and Heathers, hear The New York Scottish Pipes & Drums, and join a children’s workshop while enjoying the garden’s spring beauty and panoramic views of the Hudson River and New Jersey Palisades.
Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park.
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan
Directions to this location
Location Details: The Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park. Enter the park from Margaret Corbin Circle where Fort Washington Avenue and Cabrini Boulevard converge.
This event is free.