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The Community Gardeners of Flatbush

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

When you think of Flatbush, Brooklyn, you might not necessarily think of greenery, flowers and groomed tree pits. But a group of ladies on E. 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D think otherwise.

"You know, people always consider Brooklyn to be dry concrete," says gardener Grace Henry. "But you could create a haven right here in Brooklyn. Even if you don't have that much space...even on a step."

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Comments [2]

HipHopSays from Forte Greene Bklyn

amazingly this captured my feeling of growing up in a large 'inner' city of a few million....with out much intent it was intergenerational, cross cultural, warm and embracing and by proxy a safe environment.

Dec. 27 2010 02:37 PM
Liz from Brooklyn from Brooklyn

You really captured the essence of why community gardening is so important, what it can do for a neighborhood and why we love Brooklyn!!!

Sep. 27 2010 01:30 PM

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