Gardens in New York City

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Gardens in New York City

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  • grrprr
    Tallahassee, FL426 contributions
    This was my first visit. It is very easy to find and enter. Plenty of pathways and a wide variety of trees, bushes and flowering plants. Benches can be found throughout, and there is even a restroom. I only wish there were identifying stakes.
    Written July 7, 2023
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  • Liselotte L
    Rockville, MD20 contributions
    Great atmosphere. Our daughter loved the Glass carousel.
    Nice to walk around with the kids. Loved the breeze and the view on lady Liberty. A lot of chairs to sit down.
    Close to the WTC memorial and free ferry to Staten Island.
    Written September 22, 2023
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  • Jack
    Old Bethpage, NY701 contributions
    Just came here today in August and the garden was beautiful and lush. It was rainy so there were very few people here. The garden is relatively small, but definitely worth a visit!
    Written August 10, 2023
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland18,242 contributions
    The Ramble is a bit wilder and less kept area of Central Park. It’s a wonderful piece of nature and the life on the water and in the brambles is amazing.
    Written March 27, 2023
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  • Princess
    Washington DC, DC187 contributions
    This is a very pretty and charming area~
    Unfortunately, it was so so crowded when I visited that I could hardly get a good view.. perhaps it's better when it's not near the holidays!
    Written April 19, 2023
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  • Chris M
    New Mexico60 contributions
    We went there for lunch. Although there were numerous places to purchase meals the lines were very long. We were on a tour and our time was limited. The Winter Gardens is a beautiful venue.
    Written September 2, 2023
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland18,242 contributions
    The Jefferson Market garden is located at 6th and West 10th Street . Nice gardens and beside the old New York public library.
    Written January 26, 2023
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  • Louis F
    Altus, OK957 contributions
    Nice little spot in Central park where you can avoid the crowds. Only saw a handful of people while in there and there were plenty of places to sit and relax.
    Written May 8, 2023
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  • Kmcoyle
    Sanbornville, NH1,047 contributions
    Wandering around the West Village and had one of the "locals " direct me to this little slice of natural beauty and peaceful contemplation. A number of short, but curved paths taking maximum advantage of the limited space. Lots of different flowers and bushes with many benches and seats. Lovely
    Written April 23, 2023
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  • barry m
    New York City, NY165 contributions
    Proximate to the Cloister Museum in Washington Heights is Fort Tryon Park.
    In the parlk, is the Heather Garden which is managed by a non profit organization and volunteers. They provided a walking tour along with photos of the history of the park.

    This is a great "botanical garden" in every way, and worth the special trip, along with a "must see" visit to the Cloister Museum, and the great view of the Hudson River.
    Written September 3, 2018
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  • Sherry H
    North Canton, OH423 contributions
    This special garden has an interesting history and is a testament to what can be done when people work together for the betterment of their neighborhood. It’s free to visit on Sundays 1:00-4:00, April-November. Talk to one of the volunteers to get the whole story. If you’re in the Upper West Side it’s a must do, but I don’t suggest going cross town just to see it because it’s pretty small.
    Written August 25, 2019
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland18,242 contributions
    The liz Christy Garden is a bit messy and underwhelming in the winter. It’s narrow and long and it does have a small fish pond.
    Written January 22, 2023
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  • S5387GVsarahb
    New York City, NY26 contributions
    This little community garden is always lovely, but don't miss the tulips this week, as they are at their peak! If you miss the tulips, summer flowers follow in this beautiful Upper Westside Oasis.
    I am a regular here, as I am frequently in the neighborhood. A great place to bring a cup of coffee in the morning and read the paper.
    Written April 30, 2017
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  • Norma_Guti
    Buenos Aires, Argentina58 contributions
    Very beautiful place to spend a couple of hours taking a break, drinking a cup of coffee or a cold beverage or having a snack. There are small tables on the shade, benches and a terrace facing the river. Quiet spot near Wall Street and in front of Wall Street NY Ferry. A place you do not expect to find in this area. Do not miss it!
    Written September 6, 2022
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  • fachufaheem
    164 contributions
    A big breath of fresh air in NYC among the jungle of buildings and chaos. Central Park is a massive beautiful park always filled with energy and positive vibes. Whether you’re just visiting or taking a stroll through the park, the experience and amazing maintenance of the park are unbelievable.
    Written July 27, 2019
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