It’s that time of year again! The garden has gradually been waking up and everyone is getting ready to start planting what they want to grow this year. If you didn’t plan ahead and start seeds back in the depths of February, don’t worry! Our annual plant sale starts this weekend on Sunday the 3rd … Continued
Welcome to Prospect Heights Community Farm!
We are a community garden located in the heart of Brooklyn, just a few feet away from Vanderbilt Avenue and a short walk to some of Brooklyn’s greatest cultural institutions. Prospect Heights Community Farm is a project of BANG Land Trust and the Open Space Institute.
A few hardy souls gathered in the garden on the last day of February to get a start on pruning some of the trees and larger shrubs. It was only 25°F when we started, but at least the sun was shining. About 10 people came to help; not bad for February! Brian’s mum and Catherine … Continued
With the best part of a foot of snow over the last few weeks and the temperatures mostly staying below freezing, the garden has spent much of January under a bed of snow. A blanket of white is actually a blessing for the plants that are covered by it. Snow consists mostly of air and, … Continued