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Harlem Green: 9th Annual Community Garden Tour on 8/30

| August 23rd, 2014

Saturday, August 30th

10 am to 5 pm, free!

Harlem’s community gardeners invite you to tour beautiful, historic community gardens.

Th e tour swill start at 10 am with a sumptuous breakfast at the J.D. Wilson Garden at 219 W. 122nd Street and end at 5 pm with a traditional Harlem Barbecue at the William A. Harris Garden at 153rd Street and St. Nicholas Avenue.

Visitors will see 15 lush oases with verdant flora and fauna, rainwater harvesting systems, solar pond aeration and lighting, vertical gardening, bee hives, gazebos, established fruit trees, abundant herbs, vegetables, extensive composting systems, and more.

Attendees are encouraged to bicycle or walk the tour. However, thanks to the NYC Parks Department, a bus will be available. Sponsors for the event include GreenThumb and NYC Parks, Harlem Gardens, The William A. Harris Garden, the NYC Community Garden Coalition, and Project Harmony.

Rain date: August 31st

Info: (212) 662-2878

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