Brewer And Citizens Committee Announce Grant At Lydia’s Magic Garden In Harlem

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer joined the Citizens’ Committee for New York City and the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB) to announce 36 Community-Scale Composting Grant awards for community garden programs across the city in 2017. Continue Reading →

Harlem Community Gardeners Petition City Not To Sell Green Space To Developer (Video)

A community garden on city-owned land in Harlem has been targeted for development, but volunteer gardeners are fighting to save the green space. Continue Reading →

The Camouflage Cabinet Stores Gardening Tools and Doubles as a Planter

plant-cabinet-n-harlem1Consumers with a green thumb but limited space in their apartment will love the ‘Camouflage’ cabinet and planter from Bangkok-based ‘studioyak.’ Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Heather Garden Tour With Garden Designer Ronda M. Brands

public garden designer Ronda M BrandsJoin public garden designer Ronda M. Brands for a free behind-the-scenes look at the design and planting scheme of the three-acre Heather Garden with its 550 varieties of plants, trees, and shrubs. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Open House New York Fort Tryon Park Cottage Tour

Fort Tryon Park CottageHere’s your chance to see inside of the Fort Tryon Park Cottage! The early 1900’s cottage flanking the Heather Garden was originally the gatehouse of the C.K.G. Billings Estate and has retained its charm over its many uses in the last 104 years. Continue Reading →

The Best Time To Assess Your Harlem Garden

Harlem Rose Garden-1_Anthony BrozierFrom GrowNYC

This is the best of the month for evaluating the success of your Harlem garden. Try to assess the productivity of your crops in relation to your personal needs. Continue Reading →