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Creating a Wildflower Meadow in the Dene

|By Institute for Urban Parks |24 August 2016How do you establish a meadow of native wildflowers in an urban park that gets over 42 million visits annually? With patience and a plan! The Central Park Conservancy is creating a meadow in the Dene, a landscape in the southern part of Central Park just north of the Central Park Zoo.A meadow is a field populated with grasses and non-woody (herbaceous) plants. Native meadows are a sustainable management solution for certain landscapes because once they are established to sufficiently prevent existing and self-seeding invasive species from...

Creating a Wildflower Meadow in the Dene
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