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Lives in Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York City
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Event: Saturday 6/21 NYCWW Pollinator Safari of my Gardens
On Saturday, June 21, in partnership with NYC Wildflower Week , in observation of Pollinator Week , I'm opening my gardens for a guided tour , what I'm calling a "Pollinator Safari." This is only the third time, and the first time in three years, I've opene...
On Saturday, June 21, in partnership with NYC Wildflower Week, in observation of Pollinator Week, I'm opening my gardens for a guided tour, what I'm calling a "Pollinator Safari." This is only the third time, and the first ti...
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What's Blooming
My backyard native plant garden is bursting with blooms right now. This is probably the peak bloom for the year. It happens to coincide with NYC Wildflower Week , which started today and runs through Sunday, May 18. I will double-check this list tomorrow, b...
My backyard native plant garden is bursting with blooms right now. This is probably the peak bloom for the year. It happens to coincide with NYC Wildflower Week, which started today and runs through Sunday, May 18. I will dou...
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Lemon Cardamon Sugar Cookies
A few weeks ago, I had a craving to do some baking with cardamon (cardamom). A few Google searches later, I found a recipe for lemon cardamon sugar cookies .n Other than doubling the recipe, and substituting all butter instead of the blend of butter and sho...
A few weeks ago, I had a craving to do some baking with cardamon (cardamom). A few Google searches later, I found a recipe for lemon cardamon sugar cookies.n Other than doubling the recipe, and substituting all butter instead...
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Lots of updates!
UPDATED: Expanded and organized into topics. Contents Magicicada in Staten Island's Clove Lakes Park About Magicicada Related Content Links Magicicada in Staten Island's Clove Lakes Park Yesterday, Matthew Wills and I tr...
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My annual plant giveaway of "passalong" plants.
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hi, im trying to get in touch with you and not sure how to do it/what your email is...sorry if this isn't the best way. i was reading an old post of yours about cutting away an invasive greater celandine overgrowth you were dealing with in flatbush brooklyn a couple years ago. i live in kew gardens queens and i am very interested in #1 growing this plant myself and/or #2 finding it somewhere reachable by car to cut and use for herbal remedies im interested in. do you know anywhere in the area that you have seen it? i ordered some seeds this spring but they haven't germinated. i'm hoping i can find it in the area somewhere. any help/advice would be appreciated...my email is keithcj7@gmail.com
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Join us this Sunday for the Great Flatbush Plant Swap!
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Off-Topic: Vows
Two years ago, on May 19, 2012, I married my husband, John. These were my vows: John: I don’t know what I can say to you that I’ve not already said. In front of family, friends, neighbors, and community, I can say this: Today is not a beginning – We began m...
Two years ago, on May 19, 2012, I married my husband, John. These were my vows: John: I don’t know what I can say to you that I’ve not already said. In front of family, friends, neighbors, and community, I can say this: Toda...
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden removes science from its mission
After all their protests that eliminating their research staff in August 2013 was not "the end of science" at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, BBG's Board of Trustees quietly voted at the end of September to change their mission. In contrast to their earlier spin m...
After all their protests that eliminating their research staff in August 2013 was not "the end of science" at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, BBG's Board of Trustees quietly voted at the end of September to change their mission. In ...
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So sad. And underhanded. 
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Pycnanthemum, Mountain-Mint (unsure of species) in my garden, bejeweled with pollinators. Two species will be on sale this weekend and next. This Friday and Saturday, June 7 and 8, and next week as well, June 14 and 15, is a...
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Yesterday, Matthew Wills and I traveled to Staten Island in search of Magicicada, the periodical cicada, specifically, Brood II. Magicicada spend most of their life underground, suckling on tree roots. Every 13 or 17 years - ...
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I'll be busy with two different community gardening events this weekend. Come out and show your support, or just say hello!
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Garden coach, writer, photographer, designer.
                 
I moved to New York City, to the East Village, in 1979. I started city gardening soon thereafter. I moved to Brooklyn in 1992. I now make my home and garden in Flatbush, Brooklyn (USDA Hardiness Zone 7b, AHS Heat Zone 5).
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