From Leslie Harris

Plenty of green on hand, which isn’t true every year! Elizabeth’s tete-a-tete daffodils continue all over the garden. Also, other daffodils: white, white and pale yellow, small yellow with orange-yellow cups, bigger yellow with orange cups, white with orange cups, white with salmon cups, tiny narcissus with all yellow cups and wide petals.

The magnolias

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Critter Committee Meets

The critter Committee met over the weekend and is planning a turtle pond. The hope is to write a grant proposal to help pay for it.

Red-eared Sliders

Green Thumb Events

Here are some upcoming winter events hosted by Green Thumb. So if you’re feeling garden-deprived, take a look.

Seed Starting Workshop Saturday, February 11, 2012 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Want an early start on your growing season? Join us for this workshop on how to start your… Location: Old Stone House, Brooklyn Cost: Free

Seed Starting

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More About Roses (from Christine Lavin)

More on the topic of roses in a frivolous vein. Christine Lavin, a long-time, very funny folk singer, has entered a video in a Channel 13 short film contest. Here’s the video. Vote if you like it.


Roses From The Wrong Man from Christine Lavin on Vimeo.

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Urban Physic

Here’s a beautiful website about an urban garden in London.



On Roses (and Winter)

The following is a recent email thread about roses, the BRC, and Private Danny Chen, all relating to plans for the advent of spring in the garden.


If you are feeling that winter is finally here, it may well be. On the other hand, we are being pulled towards spring by new blooms: snowdrops

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