Tag: flowers

Harlem Rose Garden

GreenThumb Community Gardens started in New York City in the 1970’s.  These gardens are located throughout the city and while they are fenced have access to the general public.  The spaces are maintained by individuals who live on the block and have a range of styles and layouts.

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Spring Flower Markets

By Seth Fera-Schanes Throughout the year an individual can pick up flowers and small apartment plants at their local bodegas (corner all purpose stores.)  The flower varieties change throughout the year but typically the quality is good and the prices are right. One can also head over to […]

Spring Has Sprung

By Seth Fera-Schanes Better late than never, Spring has come to New York City. The jacket threat level has been downgraded to fleece or wind breaker with an occasional need for an umbrella. Book your flights, train tickets and buses and come on over to the city. The […]

Plant Life In New York City Parks

By Seth Fera-Schanes The 2013-2014 winter doesn’t seem to want to end.  It “technically” did end when we “officially” ushered in “Spring” on March 20th and we actually did have some nice days around that time but nothing has quite stuck. Most New Yorker’s are grinding their teeth […]

Summer at the Greenmarket

By Seth Fera-Schanes The Union Square Farmer’s Market is in full summer mode.  Great flowers, squash, tomatoes and fish are all available and sourced from farmer’s in the Hudson Valley, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. I made my typical Saturday rounds and bought some red currants, snap peas and […]