Monthly Archives: June 2012

GreenThumb: A Wealth of Resources Is Only a Click Away

Today I want to share a resource that every urban gardener in New York City ought to know about: GreenThumb. GreenThumb started as a solution to the enormous number of vacant lots in NYC during the 1970s – properties that … Continue reading

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Bronx River Houses: NYCHA’s Rain Garden

Rain gardens are a phenomenon I was unfamiliar with until a recent encounter with the Bronx River Houses, a development that’s part of the New York City Housing Authority. Last fall, NYCHA and the NYC Department of Environmental Protection teamed … Continue reading

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