Elmhurst residents living down 47th Avenue between 76th and 82nd streets have been keeping the gardens, growing everything from flowers to vegetables for more than 20 years, according to one of the urban farmers, who declined to give his name.
One East Elmhurst middle school is helping students plant a brighter future.
For most of the year, Howard Beach resident Lenny Bruno is a teacher. Two months during the summer, however, he is a gardener. Bruno’s backyard has been a greenhouse in Queens for more than 25 years, with the educator growing tomatoes, eggplant, cucumbers and squash. Nothing grown is wasted, Bruno said, and he shares his [...]
The Queens Courier is excited to announce the next category in the Best of the Boro Competition — Services, Home & Garden. The competition places the power of choice with the people who patronize these businesses — you vote, they win. Home is where the heart is, and the Best of the Boro’s third category [...]
A partnership between the New York Horticultural Society (NYHS) and Greening Western Queens has provided the students of P.S. 84 with a new, pristine “Learning Garden.” A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the school, located at 22-45 41st Street in Long Island City, on the morning of September 13. Built on a slope in [...]