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Let it Snow, Redux

Saturday a week ago we had some snow; the following day, before it melted, your correspondent got this photo of some hardy ornamental kale, to which an ornament was attached, outside Dellarocca’s on Hicks Street near Montague. Today’s (Tuesday, December 24) forecast is for snow showers, beginning at 11:00 a.m. and continuing until 7:00 p.m. […]

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A Colorful Fall Display

Seen on State Street between Clinton and Sidney Place: autumn blooming flowers, along with corn, pumpkins, and, yes, I think I see some ornamental kale. Click on photo to enlarge.

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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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Ornamental Kale: The Cabbage That’s Eating Brooklyn Heights

Brassica oleracea is showing up everywhere in the neighborhood, as a survey by your correspondent today indicates. With its mix of white and colors and variety of leaf shapes (see photo, taken in the courtyard of Grace Church) it’s an eye-catching addition to gardens and window boxes. More photos after the jump.

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