Category Archives: Gardening

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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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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Artificial turf fields are such a bad idea

September 9, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The local news is reporting a case of a local high school football team that suffered burn injuries

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Le District helps garden club

October 18, 2015- by Steven E. Greer Le District kindly provided

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Photos 9-21-2015

September 21, 2015

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The Sunflower God

August 19, 2015

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Photos 8-25-2015

August 25, 2015

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The world’s smallest ear of corn?

August 31, 2015- In stark contrast to my sunflowers, corn does not grow worth a $%%##$& in

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Photos 8-24-2015

August 24, 2015

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Photos 8-13-2015

August 13, 2015- I have not seen real honey bees all year,

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Look for the FairFood logo

August 9, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD A growing movement is making a real impact on migrant farm workers in the South.

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Photos 8-9-2015

August 9, 2015

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Photos 6-19-2015

June 19, 2015- Click on each photo for the full-screen experience.

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Photos 7-23-2015

July 23, 2015

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West Thames grass field neglected again

May 4, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Once again, the geniuses who work in the parks department of the BPCA managed by Tessa Huxley

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Who killed the Koi?

April 21, 2011 One of the best assets in Battery Park City for children and visitors has been the unique and

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