Music and dance in El Jardin del Paraiso, East 4th Street between Avenues C and D. Joanne G Yoshida brings her concept of Tomare (“Stop” in Japanese) and Dance Walking to the East Village. aikawarazulifeinjapan.blogspot.com
On my way to Tompkins square Park I stumbled upon this talk about native species and butterflies in the 6B Garden.
Chrissy Word of Butterfly Project NYC talked about the importance of native species for our native butterflies, and how gardeners can help these insects thrive in the city. For example planting milkweed for Monarch Butterflies and sharing your fennel with swallowtail caterpillars. She suggested several books for gardeners interested in this subject.
The Children’s Magical Garden on the Lower East Side of Manhattan is in a battle with a developer who claims about half of their space. This is the preparation for a party to raise funds and awareness about their situation.
Workers adding a plywood construction fence to the chain link fence in the Children’s Magical Garden.