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Fall Activities with Emma Lazarus High School

With generous funding from Councilwoman Margaret Chin’s office, our park learning projects began in October 2015. We worked with two groups of high school students from Emma Lazarus High School. Our focus was on garden maintenance, increasing colorful flowers and identifying existing elements of architecture and design. Read More...


Bitterman’s Field Guide to Bitters and Amari


With the spirit of the season in full swing, The Hort invited Mark Bitterman, a leading culinary salt, chocolate, and cocktail bitters expert, on December 9th to lead an in-depth bitters making workshop. Read More...



The Hort’s 1st Annual Green Bean Holiday Bash


On December 5th the Hort hosted the First Annual Green Bean Holiday Bash at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. Families were invited to join Mr. Green Bean to explore the wonders of our natural world! Read More...



The Bee Cottage Story at the Waldorf Astoria Rooftop Garden


On Tuesday, July 14, The Hort was host to beloved design writer and board member Frances Schultz’s book release party. The event took place on the roof of the Waldorf Astoria, the first since new renovations and plantings were done by Deputy Director George Pisegna. Read More...



The Hort Hosts Fifth Annual Urban Agriculture Conference


On Thursday, May 28 and Friday, May 29, The Hort (Horticultural Society of New York) hosted its fifth annual Urban Agricultural Conference (UAC 2015), highlighting the progress made as well as the urgent need for urban areas to expand ways to grow and harvest healthy, fresh and affordable food to combat a growing food desert crisis. Read More...


 
 

For the Love of Green and Silver!



Pamela Ito, the Hort's Director of Education, shares her favorite foliage for school gardens - just in time for summer!

Our high Spring temperatures got me thinking about summer. I wonder if our school gardens are ready for the August heat. And if a camp group wandered into the garden, what might they find? How many textures would they feel? What shades of green would they see?

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