Day: March 22, 2013

Bring more shades of colour to Harlem

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Spring is all about renewal. And what better time than now to help spur some urban renewal by requesting a free tree for your block via the MillionTreesNYC program. Please let us know the nature of your experiences…

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An unlikely garden in Harlem

A short video on one man’s quest to make Harlem that much greener. http://www.nytimes.com/video/2012/06/01/nyregion/100000001582983/in-harlem-an-unlikely-garden.html

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Book: Straw Bale Gardens for Harlem’s Green Spaces

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Harlem is full of green spaces. Straw bale gardens are surely already part of the mix. This best selling book featured in The New York Times is a perfect reference for both the newcomer or the initiated.

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Using hay to build gardens in Harlem

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I spent many summers on a farm with my family and cousins. We watched large machines pulled by tractors turn fields of waving tan coloured plants into sturdy bales of hay. So it was with great fondness that…

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QUOTE: Tina Turner “when you’re free”

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“Sometimes you’ve got to let everything go – purge yourself.  If you are unhappy with anything… whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it.  Because you’ll find that when you’re free, your true creativity, your true self…

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