Some useful information from the University of Delaware regarding the benefits of a snowy winter… The phrase “blanket of snow” is more than a visual description — it’s also accurate in terms of warmth. Freshly fallen, un-compacted snow is typically 90 to 95 percent trapped air. Because the air can barely move, heat transfer is […]
This Valentine’s Day fellow Clifton Place gardeners Marissa and Krista made a trek to what is perhaps the most esteemed garden in all of Gotham—the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. The purpose of the visit was not to check out its ah-mazing collection of flowers and plants, but instead to attend the workshop […]
Mini-storm Juno came and went and the Clifton Place Memorial Garden crew made sure the sidewalk area outside the garden was safe for passers-by. Many thanks to Debbie, Royan, Krista and Melvin for doing the bulk of the work in the morning! And here are some photos of Allen and Aldy taking care of the […]
Friends and neighbors, please note we are no longer accepting compost this winter. We will resume accepting your kind donations in March, 2015. In the meantime, Hattie Carton Garden (located on Clifton Place and Marcy Avenue) and Green Acres Garden (on Franklin and Greene Avenues) are still accepting compost. See you […]
The Clifton Place Memorial Garden crew held our first ever honey extraction last month. Here’s a little pictorial for those who couldn’t make it. 1. Our lovely resident bee keeper, Kellen, showed us what the trays looked like once they were removed from the hive. 2. Andrei and Allen scraped the top layer […]
Please contact us if you want to become a gardener or volunteer at the Clifton Place Memorial Garden and Park. The contect information is as follows: Gardening If you’re interested in becoming a gardener, please contact Cliftonplacebloc@aol.com. Include the subject line: GARDEN APPLICATION If plots are not currently available we will happily place you on a […]
We are proud to announce the launch of the new Clifton Place Memorial Garden and Park website. Please feel free to give us your comments.