Category Archives: Gardening

Photos 6-19-2015

June 19, 2015- Click on each photo for the full-screen experience.

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The new forest location of the Battery Urban Farm

June 28, 2015- The larger community garden space at the Battery has been torn up for renovations, so they planted this garden near Castle Clinton. 

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Photos 6-29-2015

June 29, 2015

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Images from Tear Drop Park 2015

June 6, 2015

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West Thames grass field neglected again

May 4, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Once again, the geniuses who work in the parks department of the BPCA managed by Tessa Huxley

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BPCA’s person in charge of park activities, Craig Hudon, gets an earful

June 3, 2015- At the CB1 meeting last night, the BPCA’s Park Conservancy events coordinator

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Gardeners gather for the first time of the season

May 18, 2015- BPC gardeners gather to exchange seeds

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New azaleas added to the Cherry Tree lawn area

May 16, 2015

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Mystery solved. The squirrels did it.

Oak tree seedlings planted by squirrels May 16, 2015- I noticed some holes in the dirt in my garden and was wondering what caused them.

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Tessa Huxley’s gardeners allow every ilex shrub to die

May 13, 2015- BatteryPark.TV has previously pointed out the deteriorating conditions of the greenery

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Crabapple trees in bloom

May 4, 2015

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Photos 4-24-2015

April 24, 2015-

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Images from the Irish Memorial in Battery Park

April 22, 2015- To learn more, the designer of the memorial will be giving a tour on May 3rd at 2:00 PM.

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New report: Artificial turf fields have unsafe levels of lead

March 16, 2015- USA Today is reporting about a new government study that reviewed the

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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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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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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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