Monthly Archives: July 2012

World’s Largest Rooftop Farm comes to NYC

So there is big news for all of us who love urban gardening, especially rooftop farms. This past March BrightFarms, Inc. announced that it will construct the largest rooftop garden in the world. And where is this massive project being … Continue reading

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Kitchen Compost – I swear it’s not gross

So as it turns out having fabulous compost in the city doesn’t have to be expensive or require a lot of space. You can turn scraps from your table into cost effective and environmentally friendly plant food. Personally, I can’t … Continue reading

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West Side Community Garden: community done right

One of the benefits of a city garden is that it provides a respite from the hustle and bustle of the modern city.  With the surrounding greenery muting the sound of traffic and the feel of earth under your fingertips … Continue reading

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GreenNYCHA and NYCHA Journal Spotlight Their Resident Gardeners

A couple months ago, I wrote a post recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the New York City Housing Authority’s Garden and Greening Program. Ever since then, I’ve been a regular visitor to the NYCHA website, and I make sure to … Continue reading

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School Gardens in New York City: Grow to Learn NYC

My favorite thing about writing this blog is how much closer my relationship with New York City feels with each article. It’s such a massive area, both in terms of geography and population density, and it can be hard to … Continue reading

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