Schenectady Central Park

Mariellen Boomhower plants tomato seeds using a popsicle stick. (Rebecca Isenhart/Gazette Reporter)

Volunteers bring spring to life in greenhouses

Annual plant sale a chance to raise money, teach beginners BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — Spring may be behind schedule this year, but in Schenectady, there’s one place where green things are always growing: the greenhouses in Central…

Water under this bridge in Central Park used to be stagnant and leaked into the lawn. Now, it cascades down from a waterfall and flows toward the park's entrance. Photo by Rebecca Isenhart

New addition to rose garden is inviting

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — Among the award-winning flowers and graceful landscaping of the Rose Garden in Schenectady’s Central Park, there used to be a small, aging pond that leaked into the nearby grass and drew visitors’ eyes…