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NYCHA Grows with its Gardeners

Are you an experienced gardener? Are you interested in learning how to become an urban gardener? Gardening doesn’t have to be hard, but it can be intimidating if you’ve never tried it before. Having someone to show you the ropes … 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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NYCHA Resident Green Committees (RGCs) fight for a greener NYC

Urban gardens need evangelists, enthusiastic advocates who not only get others excited about the possibility of gardening in the city, but are willing to do the hard work associated with coaxing plants from concrete. Residents living in New York City … Continue reading

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GreenNYCHA and Mr. Peanut bring another urban garden to Manhattan’s Lower East Side

Urban gardens are garnering big time support not only from individual residents, but from major public and private organizations. In October, Planters brought its “Naturally Remarkable” program to New York City in a partnership with the New York City Housing … Continue reading

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GreenNYCHA and the New York City Housing Authority: 50 years of urban gardens

Spring is officially here, and it’s the perfect time to dive into that next gardening project, whether that means clearing away those winter blankets of mulch or breaking new ground to replace old concrete with fresh green space. If you … Continue reading

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