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Mulch, Free Trees, and Gardening

Green-Wood has long been known as a green oasis of trees and gardens. Well, now we are taking it up a notch. So, on April 16, we will be hosting a day devoted to gardening. Free mulch will be available. In cooperation with the New York Restoration Project, and as a part of the MillionTreesNYC, … Read more

BROOKLYN BOROUGH PRESIDENT MARTY MARKOWITZ PRESIDES AS BOROUGH HALL’S GIANT BALSAM FIR IS MULCHED AT GREEN-WOOD CEMETERY

CONTACT at Green-Wood Cemetery: Kim Esp: 212-575-4545; kesp@lakpr.com Linden Alschuler & Kaplan Public Relations Brooklyn Borough President: Mark Zustovich: 718-802-3830 BROOKLYN BOROUGH PRESIDENT MARTY MARKOWITZ PRESIDES AS BOROUGH HALL’S GIANT BALSAM FIR IS MULCHED AT GREEN-WOOD CEMETERY Green-Wood Cemetery And Brooklyn Botanic Garden Host 8th Annual Christmas Tree Chipping & Free Wood Chip Mulch Giveaway … Read more

11 a.m. Tu-Mulch-Uous and Tree-Mendous

Saturday, April 16, 2011 Free Mulch! Free Tree! You bring us a bag, we’ll give you the mulch. (Or come early enough and you’ll get a free Green-Wood tote bag, too!) Green-Wood salutes—and supports—gardeners from near and far! Come to Green-Wood to pick up free mulch for your garden (and ours is top-grade!), free advice … Read more

Much Mulch

Green-Wood’s 478 acres are home to 7000 trees. And, as you may have guessed, those trees produce millions and millions of leaves. For the last few years, it has been the practice at Green-Wood, in the fall, to mow most of those leaves in place as a mulch. But, because that has resulted in a … Read more

10 a.m. Tu-mulchuous and Tree-mendous Special Event

IMPORTANT NOTICE: All trees for the Tree-Mendous event have been reserved and we are taking no new reservations. However, any trees that have not been picked up by 11:00 a.m. that day (one hour after the tree give-away starts) will be made available to the public shortly after 11. Please note, you must be a … Read more

2 p.m. Tu-mulchuous and Tree-mendous Event

Free mulch! Free tree! You bring us a bag, we’ll give you the mulch.

Come to Green-Wood to pick up free mulch for your garden (and ours is top-grade!), free advice from our horticulture experts, and even bring home a free tree in collaboration with the New York Restoration Project and MillionTreesNYC. Whether you garden in your backyard or in a community garden, come to Green-Wood for this great afternoon and help us make New York an even greener city.

Tree Stewardship

Trees New York’s Tree Stewardship Training is designed to train and mobilize New Yorkers so that they can play an active role in supporting the health of our urban forest. Trees New York’s Environmental Educators teach lessons on the value of a healthy urban forest and the importance of volunteer efforts. Following each lesson, volunteers steward street trees. Trees New York’s Environmental Educators work alongside volunteers to guide their stewardship efforts and answer questions.

Street Tree Care

Join your fellow environmentalists as we remove litter and weeds from the tree beds, cultivate the soil, and provide water and mulch for street trees in Sunset Park.

Street Tree Care

Join your fellow environmentalists as we remove litter and weeds from the tree beds, cultivate the soil, and provide water and mulch for street trees in Sunset Park.