West 104th Street Garden

October 6, 2008

October Calendar

Filed under: Notices — by west104garden @ 2:19 pm

Saturday, oCT. 11 — Plants pickup from Green Guerrillas Giveaway 10AM-3PM,
Avenue C and 9th Street, NW corner garden (Not La Plaza garden which is across street)
See my earlier e-mail re: this large number of plants for community beds both sides.
Call Suzanne (212) 665-4604 for details, re: loading Ave C & 9th loading and unloading in
garden thereafter

Saturday, Oct. 18 – October meeting and workday. 10:30 AM Meeting, work projects 11 to ?

Saturday, Oct. 25 – Fall Festival: including Flea Market 11AM-4PM for the adults, musicale throughout, and 9th Halloween parade/party from 1–3PM for the kids. Contacts: Julie (Flea Mkt) (212) 316-2964 to reserve vendor tables (on street) @$15; Lou (Halloween) (212) 666-9733 to donate/help distribute party decorations and goodies.

Volunteers to setup, take down decorations and man garden table are also needed.
Call Veronica ((212) 774-1944 re: overall help needed.


New Yorkers for Parks for free daffodils from Holland for community and building gardens supplied Oct.4th and 24th in Manhattan (other dates in Bronx, Queens and Staten Island).
Suzanne has already e-mailed you re: this pickup.

Green Thumbs for providing the porta-potty all summer at discounted rate to GT gardens,
including ours.

Dept of Parks for scoping out renovation of the leaning retaining wall (south of West garden shed) and adding it to Park’s requested budget for 2008-2009. If money obtained, work would be done after garden season ends in the fall. Will let you know if and when.

Green Thumbs for checking out the dying ailanthus tree, and possible removal of same before
it falls across rear fence of East garden next to 12 W, bldg. Will let you know if and when.

Nora Whysel for so well setting up, then maintaining and updating our garden website all


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