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Hudson Park Easter in the ’50’s!

in News by Karen Hessel

Here are some newly discovered articles about the Hudson Park Greenhouse. All the articles reference the Greenhouse preparing for the Easter Celebrations.  Three are from the Standard Star and one is from the Daily News. The article from the Daily News is dated March 23rd, 1953 and commemorates the Easter Lilies grown in the shape of a Cross.  The last article is from the Standard Star article and  is dated April 1st, 1955!  Thanks to Bill Stump for the articles!

Easter Lilies at Hudson Park Greenhouse NY Daily News 3/29/53

Cross of Lilies Blossoms at Hudson Park Greenhouse (Standard Star, undated)
Unusual Plant “Euphoria Spendens” of the “Crown of Thorns”
(Standard Star, undated)

Preparing for the Spring Plantings for all 105 acres of City Parks
 (Standard Star, 4/1/1955)