On June 21, 2014 Flatbush Gardener will give a tour of his own native plant garden!
Since 2005, Sustainable Flatbush Advisory Board member Chris Kreussling (aka Flatbush Gardener) has transformed a dusty, weedy backyard into a garden oasis of over 100 species and cultivars of native trees, shrubs, ferns, grasses and wildflowers. He’s documented the process on his gardening blog, Flatbush Gardener. In honor of National Pollinator Week, Chris is opening his garden to the public for a behind-the-scenes tour!
Chris is also a bee expert, and will help us identify some of his garden’s winged visitors as well as reviewing tips for creating an insect-friendly sustainable garden in urban settings.
The tour is free (hooray!), but registration is required. Click here to reserve your spot!
This event is sponsored by the amazing organization NYC Wildflower Week, encouraging New Yorkers to get to know the nature in their own backyard and inspiring them to protect this natural heritage for future generations. NYC has more nature than any other city in North America, with 50,000+ acres of open space and 778 plant species to discover. To learn more about NYC Wildflower Week, visit their website and find them on Facebook and Twitter. Get to know the nature near you!
Pollinator Week in Flatbush, Brooklyn
Date & Time: Saturday, June 21 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (rain date Sunday, June 22)
Location: Stratford Road at Matthews Court in Flatbush, Brooklyn
Click here to reserve your spot