Well, we dig and water and weed and plant – but we also pay attention and try to work with the soil and light conditions. And we are the most hopeful people you’ll ever meet: we know that something good is always just around the corner. Right now the gloriously blooming strip along Caton has […]
The spring flowers are almost gone – but now the next performers are entering the stage! The lilacs! And the tree spirea: The first columbines: The spurge and the vincas in the wild, woodsy places: See the little blue flowers? Those vincas, with their green and white leaves, look good all year round. Even the […]
No matter where you look, the Caton strip is beautiful: Our serviceberry bush is also in bloom: And this year there’s a new flowerbed behind your bench. I planted a mess of seeds there yesterday and watered it today. Please be careful not to walk there! Last of all, there’s a neat nest in […]
When you come back to the Green, there will be flowers! The daffodils are opening See how big out little holly tree has grown? It came up from seed two or three years ago, just a twig with a couple of leaves. Now it’s a handsome little tree. I don’t know the name of this […]
We have snowdrops: And crocuses: And the wonderful-smelling winter honeysuckle: All the bulbs on the Caton Strip are up, ready to bloom soon and even the rosebushes are sending out new growth: It’s going to be a wonderful spring!
Winter is never lifeless. Many of the plants that live for years die back to the ground, but if you look you can see the new leaves waiting to grow: Sedum Chrysanthemum Mullein and hollyhock Asters Then there are the plants that are green all winter long: Various groundcovers Wild strawberries […]
GallopNYC is pleased to announce the acquisition of the horse stables near Forest Park, Queens, operated for many years as Lynne’s Riding School, at 88-03 70th Road, Forest Hills, NY 11375. The stable will be known as GallopNYC Forest Hills. GallopNYC plans to use the stable primarily for full time therapeutic riding programming, but will […]
After months of renovations, we moved our horses over to Sunrise and we have our stable license! The horses seem very happy with their light, airy stalls. They can see each other too! MOCHA takes a look around! We rescued him from the former Cedar Lane years ago so he is coming back to a […]
Here’s a very happy kid leading his pony, Patience, in a pattern. He has a professional’s hold on the lead and is actaally executing the Chris Irwin wheelbarrow turn! But the smile says it all.
Dylan says – Here’s a really cool note from one of our BMCC interns, Kaleil: “I just want to thank everyone for all of your help and support through this semester. When I walked into Bowling Green in August, I had NO prior knowledge about horses, horsemanship or working with individuals with special needs. Today […]