Earth Day Crowds in the Garden

On a beautiful spring Sunday, we celebrated Earth Day with families, kids, couples and friends. Thanks to Jenifer for the kids’ activities and these photos. (Click a thumbnail to open slideshow)

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Earth Day for Kids


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Turtle Medicine Part II

This Saturday, the turtle crew will be conducting the second treatment of our turtles for whatever the bug was that infected one of our large female Cooters. She’s back in the pond now and doing better. But doctor’s orders are that we dose all the turtles again with the medication he provided. The pond will

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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.