Bryant Park


Early Signs of Spring

A mild winter means daffodil buds are already visible.

While the mild winter hasn’t been fruitful for fans of Bryant Park’s Frozen Fountain, it has meant increased attendance at Bryant Park. Thousands come daily to enjoy The Rink, Le Carrousel, Overlook, and other amenities, and those with the sharpest eyes have noticed an interesting phenomenon: daffodil buds poking through the soil in the park’s garden beds.

It’s usually around mid- to late-February that this starts to happen, but Director of Horticulture Maureen Hackett spotted some buds in late January. Thus, Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction notwithstanding, spring just might be on its way sooner rather than later. 

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