Category Archives: Gardening

A good year for sunflowers

August 20, 2016- Every year, I select the tallest sunflower and save the seeds for next year, in an attempt to breed super plants.

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Bigger than ever

August 2, 2016

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More beach fun under the sun

June 25, 2016- These photos were taken at Tod’s Point in Old Greenwich.

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The BPCA lied about taking care of the weeds

May 30, 2016- Many months ago, the BPCA told the CB1 that the highway divider on the West Side

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Images from Tear Drop Park 2015

June 6, 2015

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Photos: Central Park by 86th Street.

May 23, 2016

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The Greer Grove on Vesey Street

Update May 19, 2016- The Greer Grove of honey locusts, planted last fall, have lived and are g

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The new Silverstein Family Plaza trees at 7 WTC

April 29, 2016

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Sadly, Brookfield Place has the only flowers in the park

April 27, 2016- With the BPC Parks Conservancy having been shut down and the head gardeners fired,

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Cherry Tree Circle Lawn in bloom 2016

April 2, 2016

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A case against euthanasia

March 12, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have had this house plant for more than 20-years. It traveled with me all over the country.

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Spring flowers 2016

March 23, 2016

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Trees planted in West Thames ballfield

March 25, 2016

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Local resident Miriam Kimmelman passes away

January 11, 2016- Long-time community gardener and BPC resident, Miriam Kimmelman, has passed away. She battled a neurological condition for years.

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Photos 4-24-2015

April 24, 2015-

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Marigolds in December

December 7, 2015- These were started by seed then transplanted as very small plants.

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What I did for Summer 2009

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The best oak forest on the East Coast?

November 4, 2015- This has to be one of the coolest oak forests around.

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Gardeners provide fresh herbs to Le District chef

October 26, 2015- The garden club provided this basket of herbs grown from various plots to the

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My favorite tree

October 25, 2015- I planted this thing a long time ago.

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