Author: clintongarden

Bees

The Clinton Community Garden has a long history of beekeeping. It predates the Giuliani-era ban on the bee keeping practice in New York City. Back then, for many years, the person responsible for taking care of bees was Sid Glaser. Sid put the garden and the bees in the spotlight when he appeared on a…

Birds

If you find a sick or injured bird in the garden, you can contact: The Wild Bird Fund 565 Columbus Ave between 87th/88th St, east side of street 646-306-2862 They request, but do not require, a contribution to take in an injured bird. Birding In Clinton Community Garden An astonishing 60 species of birds have…

History

[photo: Pi Dance Theatre, Sept. 2007] In 1984, the Clinton Community Garden became the first community garden in New York City to be granted permanent parkland status. This was a big moment both for our garden and the future of community gardening in the city. The story of our garden, however, starts some seven years…