The High Line Blog

  • Plant of the Week: Gibraltar bushclover

    Lespedeza thunbergii 'Gibraltar', or Gibraltar bushclover, is a medium-sized, shrub-like, late-flowering perennial in the pea family (Fabaceae). Originally native to Japan and China, Lespedeza thunbergii has naturalized throughout much of the Northeast United States. The cultivar 'Gibraltar' w... read more
  • Gardening in the Sky: An Increasingly Rare Breed

    How many botanists do you know? For many people, the answer is none and that's a problem because land managers and governments at the town, county, state and federal level need botanists to determine what habitats to prioritize, to make recommendations about how best to restore lost habitat an... read more