We did some work at Albert’s Garden last Thursday–sanding the fence so that in the future it can be primed and painted. We made good headway on the project and hope to schedule another workday in the future.
We’ve been working throughout the summer on some projects at the Lower East Side People Care Garden. We have had several volunteer groups, including a regular group from the summer day camp program from Henry Street Settlement. We have been working on a variety of projects including building a new picnic table and benches, painting […]building picnic tables, Henry Street Settlement, Lower East Side People Care Garden, Manhattan Land Trust, NYC community gardens, urban gardens
We had a great workday last week as we built a new three-bin compost system at Carver Garden in East Harlem. The bin build was sponsored by the NYC Compost Project in Manhattan, hosted at the Lower East Side Ecology Center, with technical assistance from Charlie Bayrer, of Earth Matter.3 bin compost system, Carver Community Garden, community garden composting, community gardens, how to build a 3 bin compost system, LES Ecology Center, Manhattan Land Trust, NYC community gardens, urban gardens
On Monday we had a great group from Barclays Capital serving through New York Cares at Carver Garden in East Harlem. The group got a ton of work done including: preparing, planting, and mulching a new flower and herb garden area scrubbing and waterproofing the gazebo deconstructing a concrete path putting new gravel on the […]Barclays Capital, Manhattan Land Trust, New York Cares, NYC community gardens, urban gardens
Yesterday, we had an incredible workday at Carver Community Garden in East Harlem. We had an awesome group of volunteers from Fried Frank serving through New York Cares. We got an incredible amount of work done including: deconstructing the old garden beds and prepping the soil for the new beds cutting the wood, building, and […]Carver Community Garden, Fried Frank Volunteers, Manhattan Land Trust, New York Cares, NYC community gardens, raised garden beds
Tuesday morning we rebuilt one of the large beds at Carver Community Garden, in East Harlem, that is used by Nourishing NYC. Check out Nourishing NYC’s blog post about their recent earth day event at Carver Garden. We had some great volunteers from Nourishing NYC and Odyssey House that helped make the project go smoothly. […]Carver Community Garden, Manhattan Land Trust, Nourishing NYC, NYC community gardens, Odyssey House, raised garden beds