POV: You’re making room for new spring growth on the High Line. 🌱
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Spring Cutback on the High Line ✂️
To make room for new spring growth, every March we take on the massive task of cutting back our plants by hand, to be composted and returned to the soil. What a huge difference it makes!
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"Milkweeds are the only plants that monarch butterflies lay their eggs on. Monarchs were recently designated as globally endangered—planting more native milkweeds is one thing the public can do to help these iconic insects make a home in NYC.” - Richard Hayden, Director of Hort. March 21
Vote for the official wildflower of NYC! #VoteWildflowerNYC @VoteWildflwrNYC
With its colorful beauty, ecological function, and four-season interest, we at the High Line are rooting for butterfly milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa).
Cast your vote now:
https://t.co/71mHHB5yOq March 21