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The Battery Bosque

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

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In early morning light, see swathes of native wildflowers such as twinleaf, trillium, Labrador violet, golden alexanders, wild ginger and many other spring ephemerals in this horticulturally rich and unique New York City park.

The garden at the Battery Bosque was planted by Piet Oudolf.


The Battery Bosque in The Battery
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Meet at the flagpole across from 17 State Street and adjacent to the playground.



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Portions of the Battery are closed for various improvements, including a connection between the Greenways along the Hudson River and the East River. The 12-acre site will feature a meandering bikeway and walkway through lushly planted perennial gardens; a reconstructed Battery Green, the large oval lawn that serves as a public assembly and performance area; restoration and relocation of 10 monuments to the perimeter for better placement and increased visibility; a protected and replanted woodland area; new paths, trees and seating surrounding the park, and upgraded paving, edging, furnishings and lighting.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2015

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