Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Make Brooklyn Bloom This Weekend

Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) presents Making Brooklyn Bloom, the Garden’s annual community horticulture event and spring gardening kick-off day on Saturday, March 7.

For 28 years, BBG has produced Making Brooklyn Bloom — an event that has grown more popular as it has become increasingly resonant with the borough’s citizens. This year’s theme is “Growing Up Green: Guiding Youth From Gardening to Green-Collar Jobs.”

Making Brooklyn Bloom ’09 is devoted to engaging youth in gardening as a way to mobilize the “greening” of urban communities and pave the way to “green-collar” careers, especially through growing fresh food. The free event offers ... read more.

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