Before you plant BEWARE! What you plant may be detrimental to the local environment. Did you know that New York State has a prohibited and regulated Invasive plants list, https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/lands_forests_pdf/isprohibitedplants2.pdf? Prohibited invasive species cannot be knowingly possessed with the intent to sell, import, purchase, transport or introduce. In addition, no person shall sell, import, purchase, transport, introduce or propagate prohibited invasive species. An example of … Continue reading Before you plant BEWARE!
Wave Hill in the Bronx is a 28 acre garden, an oasis that transports visitors to another world. The vista from the Pergola Overlook commands the attention of the Palisades, sheer cliffs that rise from the western shore of the Hudson River. The gardens form a pollinator haven amid an urban landscape. There is mounting evidence that planting flower patches in urban gardens and green … Continue reading Pollinator Haven at Wave Hill
On a recent August morning, Native Beeology founder, Tim Stanley and the YMCA Kingston Farm Project staff and interns gathered together to explore the urban garden and see what bees were busy at work pollinating the plants in blossom. The mission of the Kingston YMCA is to educate and empower young people and their families in the City of Kingston by directly engaging them in … Continue reading A Garden of Specialists