Beautiful New York

A Celebration of the City

Top 10 Greatest Gardens in NYC — #5

Heather Garden

5 Heather GardenIf the very name “Heather Garden” conjures up images of the Scottish Highlands, it is appropriate that this gem is located on the rocky, craggy slopes of Fort Tryon Park in the northern reaches of Manhattan. Designed by the Olmsted Brothers, sons of the legendary Frederick Law Olmsted, the garden’s blooms include not only heather, but also peonies, irises, hydrangeas, and many other blossoms.


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