Well, we dig and water and weed and plant – but we also pay attention and try to work with the soil and light conditions. And we are the most hopeful people you’ll ever meet: we know that something good is always just around the corner. Right now the gloriously blooming strip along Caton has […]
The spring flowers are almost gone – but now the next performers are entering the stage! The lilacs! And the tree spirea: The first columbines: The spurge and the vincas in the wild, woodsy places: See the little blue flowers? Those vincas, with their green and white leaves, look good all year round. Even the […]
No matter where you look, the Caton strip is beautiful: Our serviceberry bush is also in bloom: And this year there’s a new flowerbed behind your bench. I planted a mess of seeds there yesterday and watered it today. Please be careful not to walk there! Last of all, there’s a neat nest in […]
When you come back to the Green, there will be flowers! The daffodils are opening See how big out little holly tree has grown? It came up from seed two or three years ago, just a twig with a couple of leaves. Now it’s a handsome little tree. I don’t know the name of this […]
Join us for our Sunrise Sunset Picnic Sunday, April 30, 5:00-7:50 p.m. to celebrate spring at our new home, GallopNYC Sunrise Stables. Bring your appetite and a blanket to sit on. There will be live music, drinks, brownies and food for purchase at a popular NYC food truck. Explore the newly renovated stable, decorate our barn door, […]
Join us for our Veterans Leadership Program Open House, April 5th, 2:00-4:00 p.m. at GallopNYC Sunrise Stables. GallopNYC uses horses and horseback riding to help veterans by tapping into the ancient bonds between people and horses. Come to the open house to meet fellow veterans, our staff and the horses. We hope to see you there. RSVP to [email protected] […]
The Winter Newsletter is out! In it, you’ll find the latest news from GallopNYC, including Suzy’s EQUUS Foundation Humanitarian Award; an update on Sunrise Stables; the success of our Open House at Forest Hills; Lauren’s Tedx Talk, click here to view; and much more. Reminder to mark your calendars for our upcoming events.
We have snowdrops: And crocuses: And the wonderful-smelling winter honeysuckle: All the bulbs on the Caton Strip are up, ready to bloom soon and even the rosebushes are sending out new growth: It’s going to be a wonderful spring!
Winter is never lifeless. Many of the plants that live for years die back to the ground, but if you look you can see the new leaves waiting to grow: Sedum Chrysanthemum Mullein and hollyhock Asters Then there are the plants that are green all winter long: Various groundcovers Wild strawberries […]
“Thank you for helping me be brave,” GallopNYC rider Gabe told Marie, his instructor, after he rose to a new challenge in his riding lesson. Be brave! That sums up our growth and achievements this year, as we show you in our Annual Report. This past year was a pivotal one for GallopNYC, as we […]