Annual Ladybug Release

Every year with the help of the children, we release ladybugs into the garden. This Saturday, October 6, visit the garden with your children to help.

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Story Time and Crafts in the Garden

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Photos from the 2000's

Thank you Penny for sending in these shots from the garden over a decade ago. (Click a thumbnail to enlarge)

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Bob, Our Hero

Our own Bob Humber was honored tonight at a ceremony at University Settlement as a Lower East Side Community Hero. Each year 5 people receive this award, organized by FABnyc & Downtown Art. Friends and gardeners were there to cheer him on and wish him well on the day after his birthday. Congratulations Bob!

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Lower Eastside 1934

From The Gothamist, this film of the neighborhood, with sound, from 1934. Could this scene be a shot of SDP Park before they excavated?

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Chicken in the Compost Bin

Karl & Sons spin the bin to stir up the compost. Then in goes a chicken to her All-You-Can-Eat Buffet.