Archive for the ‘Gardens’ Category
Update: Gardeners fight off illegal dumpers! Rally on June 17th against dumping by city!
Camping out on the way to the Holy Land.
Imani means “Faith.” Garden founded by Our Lady of Charity RC Church. Chickens maintained by bkfarmyards.com. Garden is run by NY Restoration Project.
Central Park is “a specimen of God’s handiwork” that its designer Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) said would heal “the hundreds of thousands of tired workers” of their “vital exhaustion,” “nervous irritation” and “constitutional depressions.”
Sahadeo’s Hindu gardening is an example how growing a garden in New York City can be a catalyst for a sense of purpose in life. The gardens create an meaningful order for life in America and a vivid remembrance of home country traditions and beliefs.
Back to the Garden. A national movement to “bear good fruit in every good deed.” Series: God in NYC Gardens
“Back to the garden” is a new way of doing faith that adds a missional tweak to traditional gardening. Across the nation, congregations and ministries are planting sweet corn around their sites, mobilizing gardening networks for the needy, and rediscovering the value of low-tech, high-touch community.
In the days when police wore T-shirts in Brooklyn that said “The Killing Fields” to signify that the borough had the highest-proof cocktail of violence and mayhem in the nation, Phillip Foster started “The Garden of Gethsemane.”
In the 1970s a few reckless souls dared to try to put back together the bombed out neighborhoods in the Lower East Side.
Yankee fans will appreciate that The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine’s Biblical Garden has a plant representing exile: the palm tree.