The High Line in Bloom: Pt. 1

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Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Dawn’

Then and now! We’re finally witnessing the fruits (flowers) of our labor. These beautiful pictures of an early Spring blooming shrub with fragrant flowers taken by Sierra Bainbridge at Field Operations are just the beginning of what promises to be an exciting Spring on the High Line. More images after the break.

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A short history of horticulture on the High Line:

September 8th, 2008: Planting on the High Line!

August 12th, 2008: Revisiting a funky idea called Agri-tecture.

July 28th, 2008: Subsoil delivery

April 1st, 2008: Work continues; Soil for Section 1 to Arrive in Early April!

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3 Responses

  1. I’m with you in spirit…. and thrilled to find the blog allows me to keep up with the progress. Great job!

  2. [...] High Line in Bloom: Pt. 2 Posted on June 4, 2009 by Salmaan Khan Back in March we gave you a taste of the young flora growing up on the High Line. As we anxiously await both the Summer season (which [...]

  3. Congratulations to all who worked so hard to make the High Line a possibility.
    I visited Chelsea Market last year and went on a walking tour hosted by Bob at Verve. I took lots of pics, including the High Line. At the time I didn’t realize it was a work in progress until this morning, when I saw it mentioned on the Weather Channel.
    I love this area of NYC. Keep up the great work!
    God Bless,
    Lorraine

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