POINTS OF INTEREST
Horticulturally, these plants are a mix of drought tolerant natives and non-natives that were chosen for their year-round presence – some do disappear entirely in the winter, but many do not.
The overall intent of the Cottonwood Bosque is to create a shady naturalistic riparian ecozone with an understory of shrubs and wildflower meadows.
The Powis Castle Sage is meant to run around, through, and under the roses. The sedums in the central circle are meant to run and scramble over the glass, filling out in large patches of distinct varieties and colors.
The Railyard Park + Plaza provides a special central gathering place for Santa Fe residents and visitors—a place where Santa Fe comes together. Among the highlights:
Railyard Park + Plaza provides a special central gathering place for Santa Fe residents and visitors—a place where Santa Fe comes together. Among the highlights:
1-childrens-play-areaA Children’s Play Area designed to promote children’s creativity and activity, including a climbing wall, a water play feature, slides, and special toddler features
The Native Bee House provides native bees a pesticide-free shelter and nesting material and is surrounded by all of their favorite pollen sources. There are over 1,000 species of native bees in New Mexico.
A modern interpretation of a historic Wood Water Tower holds 40,000 gallons of rooftop rainwater and is a Railyard Plaza landmark.