Category Archives: Gardening

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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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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