Tree Map from Emma Lazarus Students and The Hort

Students from Emma Lazarus High School, with the Horticultural Society of New York, have researched and produced this beautiful brochure as part of a project supported by Council Member Chin’s Parks Equity Initiative award. The brochure features tree identifications completed by the students together with their testimonials. The students watered, weeded, mulched, and measured the

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Ladybug Release a Big Hit

As part of our It’s My Park Day this past Saturday, our Ladybug Lady, Jenifer Marcus held another successful Ladybug release in the garden. Lucy Tozzi and two college friends passed out paper bags, with our spotted friends inside, that eager kids released on plants all over the garden.

Thanks to Jenifer for the photos.

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It's My Park Day

This Saturday, May 20 is It’s My Park Day all over the city and in our garden. Please join us for clean up, planting, hot dogs, food and drink and a ladybug release for the kids.

First Meeting of the Season

Our first general garden membership meeting is always held on the second Sunday in April, which, this year, falls on this Sunday, April 9. We especially welcome folks who are interested in joining the garden and hope you can join us a half-hour before the meeting for a meet and greet, a good way to

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New Raised Bed Ready for Spring Planting

Green Thumb, the community garden outreach agency of the Parks Department visited last week and conducted a workshop about raised bed gardening, including the construction of a wheelchair accessible raised bed next to the bocce court. Click thumbnail below to see slide show

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Affordable Housing Lottery Open at Essex Crossing

After 50 years, new apartment buildings are going up along Delancey St at the foot of the Williamsburg Bridge. Some of the housing will be “affordable”. As reported in The Lo-Down, the city has opened a lottery to fill the apartments.

 

 

 

 

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