Category Archives: Gardening

Photos 2-16-2015

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What I did for Summer 2009

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Shari Hyman of the BPCA wants to destroy the West Thames grass field

January 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer As a result of the inadequate agronomy skills possessed by BPC Parks Conservancy leader Tessa Huxley and her

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The celebrity sunflowers of Downtown

August 25, 2014- Several community gardeners in Battery Park, at Albany Street and the West Side Highway, have grown extraordinary tall sunflowers this year.

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Monarch butterflies in Wagner Park

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At NYC green markets, the cash is greener than the vegetables

Update September 3- The area north of the W Hotel was opened by a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Jessica Lappin, Catherine McVay Hughes, and Margaret Chin. The green market will be a part of the new area that will … Continue reading

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Awesome dude volunteers to clear weeds in BPC

August 17, 2014- by Steven E. Greer, MD It was my pleasure to interview the mystery man who has been cleaning the weeds along the highway in Battery Park City. Tessa Huxley’s

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Photos 8-5-2014

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The Urban Farm

Warrie Price, President and Founder of the Battery Conservancy, gives Liz Conner a tour of the new Urban Farm growing vegetables

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Photos 7-22-2017

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Finches play in dirt

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Rooftop gardens of BPC

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Scammers at the Farmers’ Market?

Update: June 30, 2011 A more genuine farmer’s market already The farmer’s market at the WFC seems more authentic already, since our first story. Gone are the corn and watermelon in June that were

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Flowers in BPC 7-17-2014

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Student photographer visits BPC gardens

July 14, 2014- A student photographer, Saskia Taylor,

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Skywriting over Manhattan with Freedom Tower in view

July 12, 2014- The Post reported, “Davis partnered

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A green thumb

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High levels of arsenic and lead found in Brooklyn gardens

May 4, 2014- The Post reports, “Three times the acceptable level of lead and six times the federal safety threshold for arsenic were found lurking in a community garden in Brooklyn, according to disturbing new state data unearthed by The … Continue reading

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Photos 8-10-2013

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Wagner Park at day 8-2-2013

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