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Bloomin’ Brooklyn Heights

Early spring-like weather has been propitious for flowering plants, both in gardens and window boxes, around the Heights. The flowers in the photo at left are in front of the residence of garden designer Catherine Fitzsimmons on Joralemon Street between Hicks and Willow Place. More photos and text after the jump.

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A Botanical Tour of Brooklyn Heights

On Thursday, your correspondent joined fifteen or so others for a tour of plant life in the Heights, led by Promenade Gardener Jonathan Landsman (photo) and funded by the Promenade Partnership. Jonathan was joined as a guide by Parks Department arborist Matt Grailich. Also present for the tour was Mary Frost of the Eagle, whose […]

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Times Profiles Joralemon Gardener Catherine Fitzsimmons

Friday’s “Habitat” section of the Times has a profile of Joralemon Street resident and urban landscape designer Catherine Fitzsimmons: The New York Times: THE cobblestone part of Joralemon Street is among the loveliest stretches of Brooklyn Heights. Come spring, and well into the fall, the front gardens of the brownstones that line the street will […]

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