Category Archives: Gardening

Rooftop gardens of BPC

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Photos 7-22-2017

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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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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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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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Sequoia tree killed by Hurricane Sandy

Update July 22, 2013- This Sequoia has died and will be removed and replaced with one more sturdy in saltwater conditions.   May 7, 2013- The sequoia tree seems to be surviving, with green shoots appearing.

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Zinnias 2013

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Water outage in BPC Parks Conservancy

May 4, 2013- The reason the water for the community gardens on Albany Street is not activated is that the pipes have a break under the grass field Since that is Hudson River Park Trust property, they are hiring an … Continue reading

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Spring, 2013, finally

April 17, 2013-  Click on images for full screen

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The Speaker Silver bridge to happen

Update November 27, 2012 The West Thames Bridge, that BP.TV exclusively reported on October 5th would finally be built, is getting closer to “shovel in the ground” stage in 2013. The latest development is that the city has agreed to … Continue reading

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Monarch butterflies in Wagner Park

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BatteryPark.TV improves the environment

July 14, 2012 By Steven Greer, MD Battery Park is the greenest neighborhood in Manhattan in terms of energy efficient apartment buildings and well kept parks. It attracts residents with young kids for that reason. Also, environmentally active A-list celebrities, … Continue reading

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The grass field is a big success so far

August 10, 2012 By Steven Greer The West Thames Park grass field is a smashing success this year and is being used properly by the children and adults. After two years of disgraceful neglect caused by a feud between the … Continue reading

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Wagner Park in bloom

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Take that, garden poachers

Growing vegetables and flowers in a public garden in Manhattan is challenging. People tend to steal the fruits of the gardener’s labor. But we have a solution. The NYPD has installed a high tech surveillance tower with cameras specifically to … Continue reading

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