SPNA sponsored volunteers for a master class in gardening

On Thursday night five volunteers went to an NYBG class to learn how to prepare a garden for winter by a master instructor. We learned so many details that we had not known before. Think mulch, mulch, mulch. Much pruning happens once plants go dormant. So we will have things to do this winter. 

Antonin Dvorak in New York

Nestled in the shade of two large London Plane trees in the northeast corner of the park is a statue of the great Czech composer Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904) who spent almost 3 years as director of the National Conservatory of Music in New York and composed some of his most enduring works including “The New … Continue reading “Antonin Dvorak in New York”