A large pile of Christmas trees waiting to be chipped into mulch.

Washington Square Park – Turned Over a New Leaf

Did you get the idiom in the title? Speaking of leaves, when you visit the park at this time of year, the leaves you’ll see are evergreen–broadleaf (ex: hollies) and needle-leaf (ex: Eastern White Pine). Look at the Mulch Fest pile! It has grown. If you participate, remove decorations, plastic, any and everything that’s fake.

Washington Square Park – Feb 2021

In the rush of joy about the election of Warnock and Ossoff in Georgia, followed by the infuriating and terrifying insurrection on the Capitol, and then the glow of excellence at the Inauguration of Biden and Harris, we failed to publish a January newsletter! The iconic Englism elm in the northwest corner of the park