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Annual Shearing of the Heathers with Skraptacular

Saturday, April 13, 2013

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.

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The 3-acre Heather Garden is the site of our annual rite of spring – the shearing of the heather by members of the Northeast Heather Society and garden staff. In addition to the shearing, visitors can take tours of the garden, learn what is so Special about Heaths and Heathers, hear The New York Scottish Pipes & Drums, and join a children’s workshop while enjoying the garden’s spring beauty and panoramic views of the Hudson River and New Jersey Palisades.


Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park Accessible
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave.
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The Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park. Enter the park from Margaret Corbin Circle where Fort Washington Avenue and Cabrini Boulevard converge.



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The path and stairs in Fort Tryon Park that lead to the Cloisters are currently under reconstruction. The fencing and lighting along the pathway will also be reconstructed and upgraded.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2015

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