Summer is flying by, isn’t it? Labor Day is less than a month away, and parents are counting the days until school starts again! But in Stuyvesant Cove Park, the flowers of summer are still blooming, and if you take a walk in the Park this week, here’s what you’re most likely to see:
As we approach the end of July, more flowers are blooming than ever. If you want to see native plants at their lushest and most productive, now is the time to pay a visit to the Park.
If you stop by the Park in the next few weeks, here’s what you are likely to see:
The official start of summer is coming up with this weekend’s Summer Solstice, but the weather has already turned pretty summery! And the Park is showing it, as it transitions from spring to summer foliage.
Not all the flowers are in bloom in any given week, so go over to the Park and see how many species you can identify!
Even though the temperatures are still flirting with winter, it’s almost May and spring is really, truly here. Can summer be far behind?
But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. The Park is waking up and a lot of new species are in bloom.
Let’s check them out.
Earlier this week, novelist Jonathan Franzen wrote an essay for the New Yorker wherein he bemoaned what he sees as the disproportionate focus on climate over nature- specifically birds. This prompted Grist’s David Roberts to respond that in his wide experience writing about the environment, everyone has a climate thing. And that’s a good thing.