Jul 21, 2010 @ 12:30
The 5th Annual Harlem Community Gardens Tour, will take place on Saturday, July 31 (rain date Sunday, August 1) from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The Tour will begin with breakfast in the Joseph Daniel Wilson Community Garden at 219 West 122nd Street and the last stop will be at the William A. Harris Garden on 153rd Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, where Tourists will experience a traditional, home-style Harlem barbecue.
Harlem gardens are all managed by community volunteers and are among New York City’s most extraordinary and best-kept secrets. Tourists (and locals) will discover an amazing variety of trees, vegetables, herbs and flowers as well as ponds, gazebos, rain-water harvesting systems, and more. The gardens are host to people of all ages.
For more information about this event, call (212) 662-2878 or (917) 288-8053. To find your own community garden, go to www.greenthumbnyc.org.