Meet one of Stuyvesant park's native plants- Jewelweed or Orange Touch-me-not (impatiens capensis) In the Impatient family, popular annuals that complete their life cycle in one season. When the seed pods are touched, the seed will shoot out, another strategy to spread its area of propagation. Touch-me-not is a plant that might be an antidote to poison ivy. Photo courtesy Andrew Garn. ... See MoreSee Less
Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association, Inc. added 3 new photos.
We had a few out of town volunteers today from South Carolina. Latisha and her son, Malachi, dropped in to help after finding out about our garden group online. We welcome all volunteers regardless of experience or time available to help.
Please come out and join us - new flowers are blooming!
It's PLA (peak linden aroma) time in our park. Take a moment this evening during "Make Music New York" (6-9pm) to smell the delightful lemon and honey scent of the pale yellow, star shaped blossoms of our Silver Lindens (tilia tomentosa). Linden trees can live for 1,000 years and are tolerant to most soil types and salt, making them great city trees. The blossoms are attached to "bracts" which help the seeds flutter further from the tree when it's time to propagate. Photo courtesy Andrew Garn. ... See MoreSee Less
The fountain in Stuy West is leaking. Plumber and mason will come look at it in July after all the pools are ready for use. We are not forgotten. In the meantime the birds are enjoying it. ... See MoreSee Less
Our knock out roses need heavy pruning every 4-5 week to keep blooming. Ever wonder how to prune a rose bush? Come join us Tuesday from 10-noon. Wear long sleeves. We have gloves and pruners to share. ... See MoreSee Less
Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association, Inc. added an event.
Join us twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10AM to 12PM as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone. Gardening is shown to be very beneficial for both body and mind, as wel as our planet. All ages and experience are welcome. All gloves, tools, and other necessary materials will be provided. ... See MoreSee Less
Bi-weekly Gardening Club
June 20, 2017, 10:00am
Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association, Inc.
Join us twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10AM to 12PM as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone. Gardening is shown to be very beneficial for both body and m...
Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association, Inc. added 10 new photos.
Finally our beautiful fence is finished! Yesterday's ribbon cutting with NYC Parks commissioner Mitchell Silver and City Councilperson Rosie Mendez SPNAs Ana Maria Moore and Manhattan commissioner William Castro. Plus some animal friends looking in. Photos courtesy Andrew Garn. ... See MoreSee Less