Pete's Plaque

We finally mounted the memorial plaque for our old friend Pete Lambert on the wall in front of the BRC under the rose bush we planted there in his memory. Those who knew Pete will think of him and remember his kindness, humor, and dignity.

 

Halloween 2018!

Halloween in the garden! Here are a few photos. Thanks to the gardeners and the volunteers from Millennium High School and Emma Lazarus High School who made it possible.

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Turtles Leave for the Winter

With a lot of help from a little dog, Richard and I pumped down the pond over the weekend and pulled 13 turtles out. They will live indoors until spring. Our pond isn’t deep enough and lacks sufficient material in the bottom for them to burrow into for the winter.

The fish stay. They stop

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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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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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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?

Click photo to see the video