Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Conservatory Garden - The Official Website of Central Park NYC
For a full list of what's open and what's closed, please visit this link. This historic Olmsted Park is beloved by residents and visitors alike. In addition to the park's permanent landscaping, from July through the first frost beautiful dahlias bloom in abundance, thanks to the the efforts of the Puget Sound Dahlia Association , whose members have been planting them each year since Colman Colman Park without specifying purpose other than "municipal.
Share On. Share by Email:. The Conservatory Garden is Central Park's six-acre formal garden. It is divided into three smaller gardens, each with a distinct style: Italian, French, and English. This magnificent iron gate, made in Paris in , originally stood before the Vanderbilt mansion at Fifth Avenue and 58th Street.
The Rose Hills Foundation Conservatory for Botanical Science houses interactive exhibits designed to engage children and families in a wonder-filled scientific exploration of plants. Living plants fill a 16, square-foot greenhouse that comprises three different habitats a lowland tropical rain forest, a cloud forest, and a carnivorous plant bog and a plant lab devoted to experiment stations focusing on the parts of plants. Fifty interactive exhibits in four galleries offer a rare opportunity to study plants from all over the world. In the Rotunda look through the small silver kaleidoscopes posted near the entrance for an unusual view of the tropical rain forest. Next, stop by the information desk to pick up a map of the Conservatory.