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The Hort’s 4th Annual Green Bean Bash

On February 6th the Hort hosted the Fourth Annual Green Bean Bash at Temple Israel. Over 300 children and adults gathered for an afternoon of fun crafts, delectable vegetables, crawly insects, glittery tattoos, and hang out with everyone’s favorite mustachioed friend: Mr. Green Bean. Read More...

The Hort Welcomes Apple Seed Education Intern

Pamela Ito, Director of Education: I am pleased to introduce Maya Farestein-Weiss to our Apple Seed teaching team. Maya is a jovial, creative high school senior at the Institute for Collaborative Education. Read More...



Fall Activities with Emma Lazarus High School

With generous funding from Councilwoman Margaret Chin’s office, our park learning projects began in October 2015. We worked with two groups of high school students from Emma Lazarus High School. Our focus was on garden maintenance, increasing colorful flowers and identifying existing elements of architecture and design. Read More...


Bitterman’s Field Guide to Bitters and Amari


With the spirit of the season in full swing, The Hort invited Mark Bitterman, a leading culinary salt, chocolate, and cocktail bitters expert, on December 9th to lead an in-depth bitters making workshop. Read More...


 
 

For the Love of Green and Silver!



Pamela Ito, the Hort's Director of Education, shares her favorite foliage for school gardens - just in time for summer!

Our high Spring temperatures got me thinking about summer. I wonder if our school gardens are ready for the August heat. And if a camp group wandered into the garden, what might they find? How many textures would they feel? What shades of green would they see?

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