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A New Addition – Fig Tree

Two Sundays ago, April 6th, Compost for Brooklyn (Newkirk Avenue and East 8th Street) hosted a tree giveaway. The Brooklyn College Garden’s coordinator Sigrun made all of the necessary arrangements to reserve a fig tree. On giveaway were ornamental pear trees, but the addition of a fruit bearing tree such as the fig was a […]

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Now Open: 2014 BC Gardening Season!

On March 15th, 2014 a lottery was held to determine which plots would be assigned to both new and returning gardeners. Returning gardeners were asked if anything remained in their 2013 plot that it be moved to their new location or to get in touch with the person who will garden in that plot for […]

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Garden Harvest Spotlight: Broccoli

Broccoli likes a lot of fertility, plenty of water and cooler temperatures, which is why your spring plantings might start to look ragged towards August. If this has been your experience, try doing a planting of broccoli for fall harvests. The seeds should be started about 10 weeks before your first fall frost, and transplanted […]

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