2008-07-04

Green With Envy Tour of Brooklyn Community Gardens, July 12 and 26

Map, Green With Envy Tour, July 2008

On Saturday, July 12 and 26, visit Community Gardens in Park Slope, Boerum Hill, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, and Prospect Heights. On both guided tours, you can join us for a 10am breakfast at the Pacific Street Bear's Garden on Flatbush Ave, then walk, bike, or drive the routes below. More info: 718-636-4273.

Special thanks to the Brooklyn Community Gardeners' Coalition, GreenThumb, and Brooklyn Botanic Garden's GreenBridge.

Tour One, Saturday, July 12

  1. Pacific Street Bear’s Garden at Flatbush Avenue, Park Slope
  2. Hoyt Street Community Garden at Atlantic Avenue, Boerum Hill
  3. Wyckoff-Bond Community Garden, Boerum Hill
  4. David R. Foulke Memorial Garden, Bergen Street between Nevins & Bond Streets, Boerum Hill
  5. Warren St. Marks Community Garden between 4th & 5th Avenues, Park Slope
  6. Baltic Street Community Garden at 4th Avenue, Park Slope
  7. Lincoln-Berkeley Community Garden, Lincoln between 5th & 6th Avenues, Park Slope
  8. Gardens of Union, Union between 4th & 5th Avenues, Park Slope
  9. Gil Hodges Garden, Carroll between 3rd & 4th Avenues, Gowanus
  10. GreenSpace at President Street, corner of 5th Avenue, Park Slope

Tour Two, Saturday, July 26

  1. Pacific Street Brooklyn Bear’s Garden at Flatbush Avenue
  2. St. Marks Avenue Blk. Assn. Community Garden btwn Carlton & Vanderbilt
  3. Prospect Heights Community Farm, St. Marks btwn Vanderbilt & Underhill
  4. Fulton Revival Garden, Vanderbilt at Gates
  5. Hollenback Community Garden, Washington btwn Gates & Greene
  6. Classon Ful-gate Community Garden, Classon btwn Fulton & Gates
  7. Clifton Place Community Garden, Grand btwn Clifton & Greene
  8. Pratt/Clinton Hill Community Garden, Hall St at DeKalb
  9. The Greene Garden, DeKalb at Portland
  10. Carlton Avenue Brooklyn Bear’s Garden between Fulton & Greene
Look for more "GWE" Tours coming up this fall in Bed Stuy and East NY, once again sponsored by the new (and still forming) Brooklyn Community Gardeners' Coalition. There'll also be a bike tour in August sponsored by the Brooklyn Queens Land Trust! Lots of opportunities to see Brooklyn's beautiful gardens!

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2 comments:

Isak Mendes said...

The BQLT tour is scheduled for sometime in September.

Xris (Flatbush Gardener) said...

Thanks, Isak! Any details available, online or otherwise?