Tag Archives | Jonathan Landsman

New Promenade Gardener Appointed

The Eagle reports that Matthew Morrow, a Colorado native who learned horticulture in Tennessee, has been put in charge of the Promenade Gardens. Morrow has already had one session with the crew of local residents who volunteer to work in the gardens (see photo). BHB has learned that his predecessor, Jonathan Landsman, was offered a […]

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Mulch for the Promenade Gardens

The heaps of brown stuff you may have noticed distributed along the Promenade—or as in this photo at the Montague Street entrance—are mulch to be used on the Promenade gardens. Promenade Gardener Jonanthan Landsman advises us that it will be distributed Saturday morning by a large volunteer group.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

The forecast for this weekend is for temperatures reaching the 70s and little, if any, chance of showers, so it should be a very good time to see spring blossoms and foliage in Brooklyn Bridge Park (photo), in gardens well tended by Jonathan Landsman and crew beside the Promenade, or in window boxes and gardens […]

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Learn About Brooklyn Heights Plant Life Thursday

This in from Promenade Gardener Jonathan Landsman: This Thursday at 12:30 PM, the Promenade Gardeners are hosting the first of our winter gatherings: Plant Trivia from Brooklyn and Beyond. We’d love to invite interested members of the public to join us for this first class and snacks. We sit, chat, look at photos of plants, […]

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Scenes From a Saturday Stroll

On Saturday morning, Jonathan Landsman and his crew were busy planting by the Clark Street entrance to the Promenade. More photos and text after the jump.

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Help Tomorrow So Promenade Gardens Will Bloom in Spring

As your correspondent returned from his morning walk, he found Jonathan Landsman, the Promenade Gardener, and a Parks Department crew, unloading plants from a truck. Some of these, along with bulbs, are to be planted tomorrow (Saturday, October 15) , which happens to be It’s My Park Day. If you would like to lend a […]

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Put Plants in Pierrepont Playground

This in from the Brooklyn Heights Playground Committee: Jonathan Landsman, the terrific Brooklyn Heights gardener, is looking for volunteers of all ages to help him plant annuals in Pierrepont Playground. This is a great family activity with older children.

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The Brownies Were Delish and Now They’re Brooklyn Heights Promenade Flowers

The Brooklyn Eagle reports on the wonderful benefit of the Promenade Gardner’s Bake Sale on June 4 – love-er-ly flowers!

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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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Let Jonathan Landsman Teach You About Neighborhood Plants

Spring will soon be here, and with it even more flowers blooming in the Promenade gardens. But beyond the showy blossoms, there’s lots of interesting stuff growing there, as well as nearby in the neighborhood. (Can you spot where the flowers in the photo, taken last spring, were growing?) Next Thursday, March 17, starting at […]

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