Trough Gardening Among Skyscrapers

Sat, 2020-09-26 10:18 -- gsparrow
26 Sep
Josie Lawlor

I HAVE BEEN the steward of a unique, urban garden for several years. It comprises two parallel terraces just a few floors above street level at Rockefeller Center in New York City, planted over 20 years ago as a rock garden. There are 98 troughs raised on pedestals, with shallow, inset green roof plantings around their base. It is hand watered.

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