Update on MTA Project

All is not well for residents and businesses on Forsyth between Delancey and Rivington.

Hot Hot Hot

Two days of temperatures in the upper 90s. Alisanne, Mary Claire, and Jenifer set up up the kids crafts table on Saturday, but there were few kids coming to the garden. All hoses were working to water the garden and refill the pond. Bob hosted the chess table at the gate, chess being the perfect activity for days like this. Jane tended to the two hens.

On Sunday, Penny and crew finished the compost bin project, a major undertaking which will provide rich compost for years to come.

Juneteenth 2019

Thanks to Debra’s perseverance, compassion and hard work, along with the effort and sweat of other gardeners, the 2019 celebration of Juneteenth was a great success. Bobby Bryan and his group, along with surprise appearance of Irving Louis Lattin, played two sets that had feet tapping, Debra dancing and more than one little kid mesmerized. Amy and Bud handled the food table. Tracy Gray and daughter introduced the ceremony with lovely thanks to our ancestors. Lamar, Aliya, and Ted read some history. Debra was the hostess with the mostess, with poems and thoughts about the meaning and importance of Juneteenth. Alisanne and Mary Clare, supported by Jenifer, helped kids and adults create commemorative flags.

Juneteenth Postponed

Because of tomorrow’s rainy forecast, tomorrow’s Juneteenth celebration is postponed until Saturday, June 29th.

Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers landed at Galveston, Texas with the news that the war had ended and that all enslaved people were now free. Juneteenth is a commemoration of African-American heritage, and a celebration of

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Remembering Joe Hubbard

Joe loved his Betty. And he loved their dogs. He loved the garden and he loved the flowers he so lovingly photographed. We remember Joe as the loyal, irascible, funny friend he was to so many of us.

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Joe and Roxanne

Betty and Roxanne

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