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PS8 Garden Committee Hosts Street Care Workshop Saturday

The newly formed PS 8 Garden Committee will host its kick-off event for this year on Saturday, November 10, from 10 a.m. to noon: A street tree care workshop run by Brooklyn Botanic Garden volunteers helping out with garden-related efforts. Ansley Samson tells BHB, “We’ll be mulching, composting, and planting bulbs in the 12 tree […]

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Volunteers Needed To Maintain Promenade Gardens Each Tuesday Morning

The Promenade Partnership, in association with the Brooklyn Heights Association, is inviting all volunteers to “Get Buzy” and assist with getting the gardens in purty shape for the Spring season. Work groups are meeting Tuesday mornings at 9:30 in front of the Montague Street flagpole. If you have questions: promgarden@aol.com.

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The Buddha of Sidney Place Gets Gifts

The Brooklyn Eagle writes about  Sidney Place couple, Hildy Simmons and David Sprafkin,   who replaced a plant that was constantly being bumped into by mail carriers, deliverymen and others with a Buddha a few years ago.  Now, on its “birthday” folks bring the statue gifts: Brooklyn Eagle: So in 2003 Hildy Simmons and her […]

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Gardening in Brooklyn Heights

Casa Cara features a second floor terrace garden tended by Elke of Brooklyn Heights: Casa Cara: A true gardener like Elke, whose outdoor space is a 15′x25′ terrace behind her second-floor apartment in Brooklyn Heights, doesn’t let a few obstacles stop her. No car? No worries. She does her plant-shopping on foot at the Borough […]

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