With the advent of spring, the season of beautiful flowers has officially arrived. New York City never disappoints when it comes to flower festivities, from intricate interiors to spectacular outdoor shows. Edition Time-out put together all the fabulous flower shows to watch right now, with tips on how to make the most of each experience.
Every spring, fragrant foliage suddenly appears in one of the best department stores in the city: Macy's Herald Square.
New Yorkers and visitors flock to this flower show, where amazing compositions are shown for two weeks, designed in accordance with a specific theme. This year, a "dreamy landscape with fluffy clouds" will be presented in partnership with Dior.
You can visit the exhibition on your own or book a tour. Tours leave the store near West 35th Street and the Broadway entrance every 20 minutes from store opening until the last tour at 13:00 pm. Tours are on a first come, first serve basis, no booking required. The tour guides will talk about the history of the Macy's Flower Show, how the show is created each year, and what inspired this spring event. They will share information about plants.
The Flower Show is open until Monday 10 April and is free to visit.
Back in the fall, Madison Square Park's gardening team planted 10 bulbs. flowers in preparation for spring. They are expected to bloom in mid-April. This year, the park guards, together with mathematicians, created a special exhibition called "Geometry of Flowers". The exhibition features tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and anemones arranged in geometric patterns based on the Fibonacci sequence. «Color geometry» You can visit for free until May 9th.
Purple orchids cascade down high cliffs, the water gently glides along the falls, a fresh fragrance wafts through, and gravel paths beckon visitors to explore. This is the scene on the long awaited orchid exhibition this year at the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx.
The annual orchid show will run until Sunday, April 23, offering communion with the tropics within five boroughs. Entrance tickets ($35 for adults) are available at link.
Landscape artist Lily Kwong designed this year's exhibition titled "Natural Heritage" drawing inspiration from classical paintings of Chinese mountain landscapes handed down by her family in Shanghai, as well as her own heritage, medical traditions and her artistic interpretation of nature as a healing force. She used Chinese garden design concepts, among other things.
The show is mesmerizing anytime you visit, but don't miss Orchid Nights on certain Fridays and Saturdays where you can enjoy the show under twinkling lights with a cocktail in hand. Tickets for Orchid Nights are $39 and can be purchased here.
The cherry blossoms in the Big Apple give New Yorkers a short-lived but glorious effect of beauty, which is why everyone flocks to see them when they bloom each spring. From the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to Central Park and even some of the city's nooks and crannies - we have collected the best placeswhere you can admire the delicate pink flowers and take lots of photos.
The flowers are already starting to open, so go enjoy these pink flowers while they are fragrant.
Be sure to take good care of the trees and do not disturb nature when you are going to be photographed.