The cherry blossoms and forsythia are mostly gone, but tulips, lilacs, bleeding hearts, and wisteria are at their best now. I made a photographic record as I walked along the Brooklyn Heights Promenade from north to south this morning. This photo shows bright red tulips and other blossoms at the Pineapple Street entrance. This display […]
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The Promenade Gardeners will have a bake sale tomorrow (Saturday, May 3) from 9:30 a.m. to noon, on the Promenade near the Montague Street entrance. Your correspondent can vouch for the quality of the goods on sale at previous bake sales. Proceeds go to buying seeds, bulbs, and other gardening goodies needed to… …keep the […]
Gregory Eaton, Musical Director at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, has brought melody forth from the Church’s 1925 vintage Skinner pipe organ for the past twenty years. On Sunday evening, November 17, starting at 7:00, he will present a concert at St. Ann, located at the corner of Clinton and Montague (enter from […]
This coming weekend is a big one for events at Brooklyn Bridge Park. On Sunday, the Park will celebrate the 130th anniversary of the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge with a marathon reading of Hart Crane’s epic poem The Bridge at the Granite Prospect on Pier 1 starting at 3:00 p.m. More details here. The […]
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 […]
It’s getting to be a Brooklyn Heights tradition, undoubtedly because our Promenade Gardeners are such good bakers. They’ll be having another of their bake sales on the Promenade near the Montague Street entrance this Saturday, June 9, from 9:30 a.m. “until the last crumb is sold.” All proceeds go to buying seeds and other supplies […]
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.
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, […]
The Promenade Gardeners will have another of their popular bake sales at the Montague Street entrance to the Promenade this Saturday, December 10, from 10:30 a.m. until everything is sold (rain date Sunday the 11th). Your correspondent can attest to the quality of the goods offered at past sales, and the proceeds go to Promenade […]
The Promenade Gardeners, who are responsible for the upkeep of the gardens and for the floral displays we enjoy, are holding a bake sale this Saturday, June 4, from 11:00 a.m. “until the last crumb,” at the Montague Street entrance to the Promenade. Gardeners are great bakers. Drop by and we’ll prove it. Every cake, […]
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