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Composting at the Queens Library
Thanks to you and our partnership with BIG! Compost, we have diverted over 13,631 pounds of kitchen scraps and food waste during four, weekly Queens Library compost collection sites. These numbers...
Window-Farm Construction
At a free workshop at Queens Library at Sunnyside, we learned how to create small, soil-less farms--gardens that can be "planted" in apartment windows. To make these window farms, we used...
This week’s craft is Paper Mache hearts. The kids had such a great time with this project because they were able to get messy and what child doesn’t like getting their hands dirty! In...
This week at Steinway’s Garden Club, we planted various beautiful flowers all around the garden. We also played a game in the garden where the kids had to guess what each plant/vegetable was...
On Monday July 31st, garden care resumed at the Woodside Library. Our wonderful volunteers (ages 5-12) came out in full force to join in on the fun. They watered the various plants, weeded the...