Posted on September 8, 2008 by Katie Lorah
High Line grasses and perennials arrived onsite at 6am this morning. Friends of the High Line Deputy Director of Horticulture Melissa Fisher is working on the installation of the plants along with the High Line construction and landscape team including: SiteWorks, Kelco Landscaping, Inc., The Plant Group, planting designer Piet Oudolf, and landscape architects Field Operations.
[Grasses and perennials arrived on site at 6am this morning. Once unloaded, all plants were sorted, counted, and prepped for topside installation.]
[Plants are craned up to High Line level for unloading.]
[Equipment is brought up to High Line level for use by the plant installation team.]
[Planting designer Piet Oudolf’s signature planting layout was inscribed into the soil and numbered. Sorted plants are located according to a detailed map.]
[Perennials are placed in-between reinstalled rail tracks.]
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