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Gardens GreenSpace on 4th, before, with mural
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A garden decades in the making on 4th Avenue is finally opening its gates to the community this summer. The new GreenSpace on 4th, which will take over about half the empty lot above a watershaft for the Department of Environmental Protection’s Water Tunnel Number 3, is on 4th between Sackett and Union Streets, and
Gardens 8th Street Greenest Block 1
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This year’s Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest is already rolling, but luckily for all you gardeners, registration is open until June 1! The competition evaluates by residential and commercial entries across the borough on the way they’ve employed cooperative cleaning, greening, and sustainable practices near their homes and businesses. In addition to the Greenest Block prize, categories
Gardens Spring Flowers: Pansies for sale at Tarzian Hardware
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We’re passing more and more bright colors around the neighborhood as the weather hopefully heads toward spring — these pansies are available for $2.50 per pack at Tarzian Hardware, for those of you brave enough to start planting. Take any photos in Park Slope lately? Send them to editor@parkslopestoop.com, add them to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr
Gardens Free Tree via Gowanus Canal Conservancy
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Planning your spring gardening? If you’ve got a place for a tree, the Gowanus Canal Conservancy is hosting a free MillionTreesNYC tree giveaway at the Salt Lot (2 2nd Avenue) on Saturday, March 22 from 11am-1pm. You can reserve a tree online now, where you can choose between four trees — Japanese Snowbell, Japanese Tree Lilac, Serviceberry, or Cornelian Cherry Dogwood – that might
Gardens Planting Bulbs on 3rd Street
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Looking forward to seeing all those bulbs in bloom in the spring in this garden on 3rd Street between 6th and 7th Avenues! How’s your Park Slope winter garden prep going? Take a photo of it, send it to editor@parkslopestoop.com, add it to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag it #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post
Gardens Hanging Tomatoes
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Events the salt lot via GCC
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Gowanus Canal Conservancy volunteers will be constructing new rain gardens along Degraw and Nevins Streets this Saturday, September 21, from 11am to 3pm. Activities will include installing plant material, compost, and mulch, along with other site amenities. The rain gardens (a.k.a. “bioswales”) direct storm water runoff away from the sewer drains and into the soil. It’s
Gardens Annie's Garden on Union Street
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Gardens vines via situsinvertus
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(Via situsinvertus) Captured a Park Slope moment recently? Send pictures to editor@parkslopestoop.com, add them to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag them #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post them here. Also, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our daily newsletter!
Gardens Sterling Place 5
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Congratulations are in order for a couple Park Slope blocks, which have taken 2nd and 3rd places in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest. Both blocks– Sterling Place between 7th & Flatbush Avenues and 8th Street between 8th Avenue & PPW– offer colorful streetscape gardening, beautifully maintained trees, and stoops lined with
Gardens 5th Avenue dying trees
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Reader and frequent tipster J emailed recently sharing his concerns over a stretch of Fifth Avenue greenery, alerting us to “about 10 trees from Sterling Place northward that are just 100% dead.” Though we didn’t quite count ten dead trees on a walk along the avenue, we did find that those between St. Johns and
Gardens sunflowers
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Gardens black eyed susans via gilbrimm03
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Photo via gilbrimm03 Captured a Park Slope moment on camera? Send it to editor@parkslopestoop.com, add it to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag it #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post it on the blog.  Be sure to follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our daily newsletter!
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