Northside Community Garden

The Northside Community Garden, soon to be re-dedicated as the Nicholas Polonski Northside Community Garden, is owned by The Trust for Public Land, and administered by the Northside Community Development Council. The garden is registered with Operation Greenthumb, the program of the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation for community gardens, as well as Brooklyn Greenbridge, a program of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Volunteers are needed. If you are interested, please contact Operation Greenthumb at (212) 788 8070, or e-mail us below.

Some other useful or interesting links follow.

About gardens and gardening:
New York Botanical Garden
American Community Garden Association
American Horticultural Society
National Arbor Day Foundation
Clinton Community Garden, a nice example of a big community garden in Manhattan

About the urban environment:
Information on street trees and the Greenstreets program from the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation
Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment
New York Public Interest Research Group
Tree Branch Network / Neighborhood Open Space Coalition

About the local Williamsburg/Greenpoint area of Brooklyn:
Billburg website, about Williamsburg
Greenpoint USA website, about Greenpoint
Williamsburg Watch, a community environmental group
Waterfront Week, a local magazine covering Williamsburg and Greenpoint

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