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Trees of Winter in Brooklyn Bridge Park

On Saturday afternoon, your correspondent joined a group of botanical enthusiasts for a “trees of winter” tour in Brooklyn Bridge Park, led by horticulturalists Marina (photo) and Chet, along with Park Program Coordinator Travis Craw. More text and photos follow the jump. Before venturing out, we spent some time in a classroom, learning how to […]

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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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Montague Terrace Horror! Beloved Dawn Redwood Downed in Brooklyn Heights

Word on the street (in this case, Montague Terrace) is that one of the four Dawn Redwood trees in Brooklyn Heights was “removed” from the backyard of 2 Montague Terrace. BHB tipster Andrew Porter tell us it was cut down at the order of the co-op board, but we’re still investigating this claim. BHA Executive […]

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